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The epic disappeared along with the age of personal heroism; there can be no epic with artillery.


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Our opinions become fixed at the point where we stop thinking.

Our opinions become fixed at the point where we stop thinking.



I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life.

I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life.



Muslims are the first victims of Islam. To liberate a Muslim from his religion is the best service that one can render him!

Muslims are the first victims of Islam. To liberate a Muslim from his religion is the best service that one can render him!



Man makes holy what he believes as he makes beautiful what he loves.

Man makes holy what he believes as he makes beautiful what he loves.



Forgetfulness, and I would even say historical error, are essential in the creation of a nation.

Forgetfulness, and I would even say historical error, are essential in the creation of a nation.



A nation is a body of people who have done great things together.

A nation is a body of people who have done great things together.



Good humor is a philosophic state of mind; it seems to say to nature that we take her no more seriously than she takes us.

Good humor is a philosophic state of mind; it seems to say to nature that we take her no more seriously than she takes us.



To have common glories in the past, a common will in the present; to have done great things together, to will to do the like again, — such are the essential conditions for the making of a people.

To have common glories in the past, a common will in the present; to have done great things together, to will to do the like again, — such are the essential conditions for the making of a people.



No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life.

No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life.



To be able to think freely, a man must be certain that no consequence will follow whatever he writes.

To be able to think freely, a man must be certain that no consequence will follow whatever he writes.





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God, this is why I can never live with women. They go off into corners and think, maybe it’s this, maybe it’s that. Ask, woman. Ask.

God, this is why I can never live with women. They go off into corners and think, maybe it’s this, maybe it’s that. Ask, woman. Ask.



There is no one more courageous than the person who speaks with the courage of his convictions.

There is no one more courageous than the person who speaks with the courage of his convictions.



Your shame will be your torture, and your torture will be your life. I wish it long.

Your shame will be your torture, and your torture will be your life. I wish it long.



We are assumed to be rather hopeless - swallowed up by incorrect notions, divorced from the original genius with which we are born, lost within days of living this distracting life.

We are assumed to be rather hopeless - swallowed up by incorrect notions, divorced from the original genius with which we are born, lost within days of living this distracting life.



Never befuddle a solitary thrashing with a last annihilation.

Never befuddle a solitary thrashing with a last annihilation.



I think the special stuff [music] still finds a way to be heard, as long as you pair it with a good release strategy.

I think the special stuff [music] still finds a way to be heard, as long as you pair it with a good release strategy.



What are we artists for? We are for showing you what you've wandered for to find the home of your spirit.

What are we artists for? We are for showing you what you've wandered for to find the home of your spirit.



Love, according to our contemporary poets, is a privilege which two beings confer upon one another, whereby they may mutually cause one another much sorrow over absolutely nothing.

Love, according to our contemporary poets, is a privilege which two beings confer upon one another, whereby they may mutually cause one another much sorrow over absolutely nothing.



My father told me to dress to reflect the respect you have for the people around you. I've never forgotten that.

My father told me to dress to reflect the respect you have for the people around you. I've never forgotten that.




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