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Ambition
Engrave this Quote Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.
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Art
Engrave this Quote The perfection of art is to conceal art.
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Education
Engrave this Quote An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body.
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Flowers
Engrave this Quote Today as in the time of Pliny and Columella, the hyacinth flourishes in Wales, the periwinkle in Illyria, the daisy on the ruins of Numantia; while around them cities have changed their masters and their names, collided and smashed, disappeared into nothingness, their peaceful generations have crossed down the ages as fresh and smiling as on the days of battle.
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Gifts
Engrave this Quote What we share with another ceases to be our own.
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Humanity
Engrave this Quote The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
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Infinity
Engrave this Quote I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms.
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Philosophy
Engrave this Quote Philosophy may be dodged, eloquence cannot.
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Religion
Engrave this Quote Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
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Engrave this Quote It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.
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Science
Engrave this Quote Science is Christian, not when it condemns itself to the letter of things, but when, in the infinitely little, it discovers as many mysteries and as much depth and power as in the infinitely great.
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Society
Engrave this Quote What are all political and social institutions, but always a religion, which in realizing itself, becomes incarnate in the world?
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Time
Engrave this Quote Time is the fairest and toughest judge.
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