Quotes by Renan, Ernest

The greatest men of a nation are those it puts to death. >>

Man makes holy what he believes. >>

As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is >>

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Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. >>

Authority is never without hate. >>

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rare >>

To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.

Renan, Ernest



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