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The statue of Freedom has not been cast yet, the furnace is hot, we can all still burn our fingers.
 

The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.
 

The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength.
 

The world is chaos. Nothingness is the yet-to-be-born god of the world.
 

There are only Epicureans, either crude or refined; Christ was the most refined.
 

They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same.
 

We are always on stage, even when we are stabbed in earnest at the end.
 

We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces.
 

We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us.
 

Whoever finishes a revolution only halfway, digs his own grave.
 

You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie.
 

Your words smell of corpses.
 


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