Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
The virtues of society are vices of the saint. The terror of reform is the discovery that we must cast away our virtues, or what we have always esteemed such, into the same pit that has consumed our grosser vices.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.