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A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says "I was beaten," he does not say "My men were beaten".
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A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
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A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.
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A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.
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A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
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A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.
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And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
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Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.
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For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.
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Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
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Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
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He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
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How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.
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I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
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I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.
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If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
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It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
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Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.
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Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.
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Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.
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Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
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Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
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Love is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.
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Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.
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'Men have forgotten this truth,' said the fox. 'But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.'
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Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.
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Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?
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Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
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One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.
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Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.
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Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
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Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
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The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.
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The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
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The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.
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The notion of looking on at life has always been hateful to me. What am I if I am not a participant? In order to be, I must participate.
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The one thing that matters is the effort.
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The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
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To be a man is, precisely, to be responsible.
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To be a man is... to be responsible. It is to feel shame at the sight of what seems to be unmerited misery. It is to take pride in a victory won by one's comrades. It is to feel, when setting one's stone, that one is contributing to the building of the world.
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Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures-in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
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True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
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War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
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We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
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What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
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When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.
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Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
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You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.
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You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
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