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The infant runs toward it with...

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.

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The arbitrary rule of a just a...

The arbitrary rule of a just and enlightened prince is always bad. His virtues are the most dangerous and the surest form of seduction: they lull a people imperceptibly into the habit of loving, respecting, and serving his successor, whoever that successor may be, no matter how wicked or stupid.

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It is said that desire is a pr...

It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.

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The most dangerous madmen are ...

The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion.

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No man has received from natur...

No man has received from nature the right to give orders to others. Freedom is a gift from heaven, and every individual of the same species has the right to enjoy it as soon as he is in enjoyment of his reason.

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The world is the house of the ...

The world is the house of the strong. I shall not know until the end what I have lost or won in this place, in this vast gambling den where I have spent more than sixty years, dicebox in hand, shaking the dice.

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Genius is present in every age...

Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.

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We swallow with one gulp the l...

We swallow with one gulp the lie that flatters us, and drink drop by drop the truth which is bitter to us.

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The decisions of law courts sh...

The decisions of law courts should never be printed: in the long run, they form a counter authority to the law.

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There is no kind of harassment...

There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict on a woman with impunity in civilized societies.

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There are three principal mean...

There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge available to us: observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.

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The general interest of the ma...

The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.

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