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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. Edgar Quinet#Humanity 74
Edgar Quinet#Humanity 74
What are all political and social institutions, but always a religion, which in realizing itself, becomes incarnate in the world? Edgar Quinet#Society 67
Edgar Quinet#Society 67
Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue. Edgar Quinet#Ambition 61
Edgar Quinet#Ambition 61
An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body. Edgar Quinet#Education 61
Edgar Quinet#Education 61
Philosophy may be dodged, eloquence cannot. Edgar Quinet#Philosophy 55
Edgar Quinet#Philosophy 55
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. Edgar Quinet#Science 50
Edgar Quinet#Science 50
Time is the fairest and toughest judge. Edgar Quinet#Time 41
Edgar Quinet#Time 41
I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms. Edgar Quinet#Infinity 36
Edgar Quinet#Infinity 36
What we share with another ceases to be our own. Edgar Quinet#Gifts 35
Edgar Quinet#Gifts 35
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. Edgar Quinet#Religion 28
Edgar Quinet#Religion 28
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