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Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.

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Love. The reason I dislike that word is that it means too much for me, far more than you can understand.

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In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

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He was afraid of defiling the love which filled his soul.

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I've always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.

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We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.

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To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools.

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The best stories don't come from "good vs. bad" but "good vs. good."

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He looked at her as a man might look at a faded flower he had plucked, in which it was difficult for him to trace the beauty that had made him pick and so destroy it

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If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

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And you know, there's less charm in life when you think about death--but it's more peaceful.

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Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.

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We are asleep until we fall in Love!

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In the best, the friendliest and simplest relations flattery or praise is necessary, just as grease is necessary to keep wheels turning.

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Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.

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They've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us--there is no life.

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Muhammad has always been standing higher than the Christianity. He does not consider god as a human being and never makes himself equal to God. Muslims worship nothing except God and Muhammad is his Messenger. There is no any mystery and secret in it.

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It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

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I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.

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There are no conditions to which a person cannot grow accustomed, especially if he sees that everyone around him lives in the same way.

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It's hard to love a woman and do anything.

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I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love.

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In the midst of winter, I find within me the invisible summer...

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To tell the truth is very difficult, and young people are rarely capable of it.

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Life did not stop, and one had to live.

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We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there's no altering that.

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Human science fragments everything in order to understand it, kills everything in order to examine it.

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The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.

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He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.

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If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.

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