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The revolution is over. I am the Revolution
 

The spectacle of a field of battle after the combat is sufficient to inspire princes with the love of peace and the horror of war.
 

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
[Able]
 

The stupid speak of the past, the wise of the present, and fools of the future.
 

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
 

The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
[Risks]
 

The true character of man ever displays itself in great events.
 

The truest wisdom, in general, is a resolute determination.
[Determination]
 

The woman we love is ever the prettiest of her sex.
 

The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
 

There are calumnies against which even innocence loses courage.
[Calumny]
 

There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
 

There are only two forces that unite men-fear and interest.
[Action]
 

There is neither subordination, nor fear in empty bellies.
 

There is no class of men so difficult to be managed in a state as those whose intentions are honest, but whose consciences are bewitched.
[Conscience]
 

There is no greater misfortune for a man than to be governed by his wife: in such case he is neither himself nor his wife, he is a perfect nonentity.
 

There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
 

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
 

There is one thing that's not French: for a woman to be able to do what she likes.
 

There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
[Ridicule]
 


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