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#1. Before crime is committed conscience must be corrupted, and every bad man who succeeds in reaching a high point of wickedness begins with this. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#2. I miss my dog."
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"What was his name again?"
"Mouse."
"That was very unkind of you."
"Naming him mouse?"
"Isn't he a greyhound?"
"I could have named hum Turtle."
"Frederick!" ...
"It's better than Frederic," Annabel said, "Good heavens, that's my brother's name. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#3. Today, nobody cares about European culture. We have a tradition, a vision, a culture of the past, we have legacy, but we don't have a present culture and we don't have a future. - Author: Frederic Martel?
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#4. To live in this world, I realized, is to leave pieces of your heart in various places; and to move toward any place is to move away from another. - Author: Frederic S. Durbin
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#5. History is a living whole. If one organ be removed, it is nothing but a lifeless mass. - Author: Frederic Harrison
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#6. Common sense is calculation applied to life. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#7. The most urgent necessity is, not that the State should teach, but that it should allow education. All monopolies are detestable, but the worst of all is the monopoly of education. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#8. [T]he habit of scientific analysis ... exhausts the material offered to it ... - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#9. What we do not understand we have no right to judge - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#10. We often do more good by our sympathy than by our labors. A man may lose position, influence, wealth, and even health, and yet live on in comfort, if with resignation; but there is one thing without which life becomes a burden
that is human sympathy. - Author: Frederic Farrar
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#11. Liberty is an acknowledgement of faith in God and his works. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#12. If philanthropy is not voluntary, it destroys liberty and justice. The law can give nothing that has not first been taken from its owner. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#13. The laws of animality govern almost the whole of history. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#14. Either fraternity is spontaneous, or it does not exist. To decree it is to annihilate it. The law can indeed force men to remain just; in vain would it would try to force them to be self-sacrificing. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#15. No one is defined by a single act," Frederic said. "Whether it was years ago or weeks ago. We're all given chances to change, to make up for things we've done wrong. It's how we handle those opportunities that really matters. - Author: Christopher Healy
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#16. Concerts are never real music, you have to give up the idea of hearing in them all the most beautiful things of art. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#17. If the newspapers cut me up so much that I shall not venture before the world again, I have resolved to become a house painter; that would be as easy as anything else, and I should, at any rate, still be an artist! - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#18. Love is when you cease hesitating. - Author: Frederic Beigbeder
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#19. Peace of heart - without it, no good can make us happy. With it, every trial, even the approach of death, can be borne. - Author: Frederic Ozanam
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#20. There is no repose for the mind except in the absolute; for feeling, except in the infinite; for the soul, except in the divine. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#21. A modest garden contains, for those who know how to look and to wait, more instruction than a library. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#22. There are 2 sorts of pride: one in which we approve others, the other in which we cannot accept ourselves. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#23. When a type design is good it is not because each individual letter of the alphabet is perfect in form, but because there is a feeling of harmony and unbroken rhythm that runs through the whole design, each letter kin to every other and to all. - Author: Frederic Goudy
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#24. Man is never always happy, and very often only a brief period of happiness is granted him in this world; so why escape from this dream which cannot last long? - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#25. Are we not all shipwrecked, ... condemned to death? ... However impatient our neighbours make us, however much indignation our race arouses, we are all bound together, and the companions of a chain-gang have everything to lose by mutual insults ... - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#26. Great men are the real men, in them nature has succeeded. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#27. Peace is not in itself a dream, but we know it only as the result of a momentary equilibrium
an accident. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#28. Oh be swift to live, make haste to be kind. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#29. Obstinacy is will asserting itself without being able to justify itself. It is persistence without a reasonable motive. It is the tenacity of self-love substituted for that of reason and conscience. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#30. Men don't achieve truth because they lack humility and love of truth. They won't criticize their own beliefs. Truth would overwhelm them. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#31. Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#32. It is well known that large numbers of poor people attribute their poverty to what they call the tyranny of capital; meaning thereby the unwillingness of the owners of capital to allow others to use it without security for its safe return and compensation for its use. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#33. An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#34. Man does not live upon nominal values, but upon real products, and the more products there are, whatever be their price, the richer he is. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#35. Just as in money we see the sign of wealth, we see also in paper money the sign of money; and thence conclude that there is a very easy and simple method of procuring for everybody the pleasures of fortune. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#36. As it is impossible to be outside God, the best is consciously to dwell in Him. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#37. Yes, as long as it is admitted that the law may be diverted from its true mission, that it may violate property instead of securing it, 12everybody will be wanting to manufacture law, - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#38. Treat all economic questions from the viewpoint of the consumer, for the interests of the consumer are the interests of the human race. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#39. No serious student of the Bible in English can neglect the Revised Version without loss. - Author: Frederic G. Kenyon
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#40. Before giving advice we must have secured its acceptance, or, rather, have made it desired. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#41. Having nothing to do, I am correcting the Paris edition of Bach; not only the engraver's mistakes, but also the mistakes hallowed by those who are supposed to understand Bach (I have no pretensions to understand better, but I do think that sometimes I can guess). - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#42. The party of God and the party of Literature have more in common than either will admit their texts may conflict, but their bigotries coincide. Both insist on being the sole custodians of the true word and its only interpreters. - Author: Frederic Raphael
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#43. The law is guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#44. Put all your soul into it, play the way you feel! - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#45. Every situation is an equilibrium of forces; every life is a struggle between opposing forces working within the limits of a certain equilibrium - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#46. The unfinished is nothing. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#47. The tragic solemnity of existence strikes us with terrible force on that morning when we wake to find the mournful words "too late" ringing in our ears. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#48. The truth, in plain terms, is this: That men consume cloth and corn by fire or by using them, and that the effect is the same as regards money, but not as regards wealth, for it is precisely in the use of commodities that wealth or material prosperity consists. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#49. To be a great composer requires immense experience ... One acquires this by listening not only to other men's work, but above all to one's own! - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#50. My piano has not yet arrived. How did you send it? By Marseilles or by Perpignan? I dream music but I cannot make any because here there are not any pianos ... in this respect this is a savage country. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#51. A man who has a head and hands is seldom left long in a state of destitution. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#52. When we are doing nothing in particula, it is then that we are living through all our being. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#53. The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the men which it forms - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#54. It won't be long before we'll be writing together again. I just hope they have a decent piano up there. - Author: Frederic Loewe
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#55. Indeed, a more astounding fact, in the heart of society, cannot be conceived than this: That law should have become an instrument of injustice. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#56. At all events, let no one claim that because an abuse cannot be done away with, without inconvenience to those who profit by it, what has been suffered to exist for a time should be allowed to exist forever. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#57. It is dangerous to abandon one's self to the luxury of grief; it deprives one of courage, and even of the wish for recovery. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#58. How is your writing going, Michael?"
"Still from the top of the page on down, Mrs. Raglan. - Author: Frederic Raphael
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#59. Indescribably filthy jokes are perpetrated by a ventriloquist with the aid of a puppet.

(Quoted from the Bulletin of The Juvenile Protective Association, May 1921) - Author: Frederic Milton Thrasher
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#60. Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#61. The law has been perverted through the influence of two very different causes-naked greed and misconceived philanthropy. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#62. Let the living live; and you, gather together your thoughts, leave behind you a legacy of feeling and ideas; you will be most useful so. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#63. From every spot on earth we are equally near heaven and the infinite. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#64. A grand old odalisque should never deign to turn housewife. - Author: Frederic Morton
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#65. When a portion of wealth passes out of the hands of him who has acquired it, without his consent, and without compensation, to him who has not created it, whether by force or by artifice, I say that property is violated, that plunder is perpetrated. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#66. Any landscape is a condition of the spirit. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#67. Though they control scores of industrial, commercial, mining and tourist corporations, not one bears the name Rothschild. Being private partnerships, the family houses never need to, and never do, publish a single public balance sheet, or any other report of their financial condition. - Author: Frederic Morton
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#68. Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#69. Birth into this life was the death of the embryo life that preceded; and the death of this will be birth into some new mode of being. - Author: Frederic Henry Hedge
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#70. The address 'Woman' was so respectful that it might be, and was, addressed to the queenliest. - Author: Frederic Farrar
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#71. If the Church would have her face shine, she must go up into the mount, and be alone with God. If she would have her courts of worship resound with eucharistic praises, she must open her eyes, and see humanity lying lame at the temple gates, and heal it in the miraculous name of Jesus. - Author: Frederic Dan Huntington
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#72. The earth is suffocating ... Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won't be buried alive. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#73. So, having dried my tear-swollen eyelids, I take up my pen to inquire of you, are you alive or did you die? If you are dead, please let me know, and I will tell the cook, for ever since she heard about it she has been saying her prayers. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#74. They will come to learn in the end, at their own expense, that it is better to endure competition for rich customers than to be invested with monopoly over impoverished customers. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#75. Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#76. It is not what he has, nor even what he does, which directly expresses the worth of a man, but what he is. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#77. Hats off, gentlemen - a genius! If the mighty autocrat of the north knew what a dangerous enemy threatened him in Chopin's works in the simple tunes of his mazurkas, he would forbid this music. Chopin's works are canons buried in flowers. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#78. The creation of new capital always ... releases ... labor. Its actual effect [though] is not to make jobs scarce, but to free men's labor for other jobs. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#79. Let us first of all frugality in government-peace and freedom we will have as a bonus. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#80. A thousand things advance; nine hundred and ninety nine retreat; That is progress. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#81. How true it is that our destinies are decided by nothings and that a small imprudence helped by some insignificant accident, as an acorn is fertilized by a drop of rain, may raise the trees on which perhaps we and others shall be crucified. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#82. When one does a thing, it appears good, otherwise one would not write it. Only later comes reflection, and one discards or accepts the thing. Time is the best censor, and patience a most excellent teacher. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#83. We have reached a stage where we often pursue growth for growth's sake, a condition that in medical terminology would simply be called cancer. - Author: Frederic Laloux
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#84. government is legitimate not so much because it represents the 'general will', but because its policies are, ideally and counterfactually, the result of the public deliberation of all who are concerned by the decision - Author: Frederic Vandenberghe
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#85. Oh, how hard it must be to die anywhere but in one's birthplace. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#86. Because it's yourself you really ruin, when you make someone else suffer - Author: Frederic Beigbeder
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#87. I don't know where there can be so many pianists as in Paris, so many asses and so many virtuosi. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#88. Someday I'll design a typeface without a K in it, and then let's see the bastards misspell my name. - Author: Frederic Goudy
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#89. It often happens, that the sweeter the first fruit of a habit is, the more bitter are the consequences. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#90. Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#91. Every landscape is, as it were, a state of the soul, and whoever penetrates into both is astonished to find how much likeness there is in each detail. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#92. To rob the public, it is necessary to deceive them. To deceive them, it is necessary to persuade them that they are robbed for their own advantage, and to induce them to accept in exchange for their property, imaginary services, and often worse. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#93. Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#94. Is not liberty the destruction of all despotism - including, of course, legal despotism? - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#95. I wish for all who look for Gold,
Shall find one letter less,
A world where trying always wins,
And leaves the loser blessed. - Author: Frederic M. Perrin
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#96. Frederic Leighton to James McNeill Whistler: 'My dear Whistler, you leave your pictures in such a sketchy, unfinished state. Why don't you ever finish them?' James McNeill Whistler to Frederic Leighton: 'My dear Leighton, why do you ever begin yours? - Author: James Whistler
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#97. It is only through an abandonment of the idea that those entrusted with power have an exclusive right to decide upon war, and the substitution of a public opinion equipped with all the facts and taken into the confidence of the ruling classes, that peace can be assured to the world. - Author: Frederic C. Howe
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#98. A belief is not true because it is useful - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#99. Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary line and adding to one's liberty. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#100. Dare to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not and to believe in your own individuality. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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