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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Mirabeau
 
  Few persons comprehend the power of ugliness.  1
  He will succeed; for he believes all he says.  2
  In times of anarchy one may seem a despot in order to be a saviour.  3
  It is intolerance to speak of toleration. Away with the word from the dictionary!  4
  Never let me hear that foolish word again.  5
  Not kings alone—the people, too, have their flatterers.  6
  Nothing is impossible to the man that can will. Is that necessary? That shall be. This is the only law of success.  7
  Religion is no more national than conscience.  8
  Short absence quickens love; long absence kills it.  9
  The most chaste woman may be the most voluptuous, if she truly loves.  10
  There are many things that are thorns to our hopes until we have attained them, and envenomed arrows to our hearts when we have.  11
 
 
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