For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
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A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
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Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.
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The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
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O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
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I wept not, so to stone within I grew.
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These have not the hope to die.
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Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
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In His will is our peace.
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There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.
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Abandon all hope, you who enter here!
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Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
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Follow your own star!
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The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
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There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
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This miserable state is borne by the wretched souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise.
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The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.
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A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
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Will cannot be quenched against its will.
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Dante (Alighieri)

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