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Theater
Engrave this Quote In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
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Tragedy
Engrave this Quote Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
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Translation
Engrave this Quote It were as wise to cast a violet into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle of its color and odor, as seek to transfuse from one language into another the creations of a poet. The plant must spring again from its seed, or it will bear no flower -- and this is the burthen of the curse of Babel.
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Tyranny
Engrave this Quote Rulers, who neither see, nor feel, nor know, but leech-like to their fainting country cling, till they drop, blind in blood, without a blow, -- a people starved and stabbed in the untilled field...
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Vegetarian
Engrave this Quote It is impossible that had Buonaparte descended from a race of vegetable feeders that he could have had either the inclination or the power to ascend the throne of the Bourbons.
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War
Engrave this Quote War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
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Wealth
Engrave this Quote The odious and disgusting aristocracy of wealth is built upon the ruins of all that is good in chivalry or republicanism; and luxury is the forerunner of a barbarism scarcely capable of cure.
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