Feb Quotes

He who would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from ...

He who would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. -Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (9 Feb 1737-1809)
📅︎ Feb 09
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No one has greater love than one who knows ho...

No one has greater love than one who knows how to respect the freedom of others. Simone Weil, born 3 Feb 1909, Paris - Author, Waiting for God
📅︎ Feb 03
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In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old tru...

In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold. -John Leonard, critic (25 Feb 1939-2008)
📅︎ Feb 26
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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are...

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. -Victor Hugo, novelist and dramatist (26 Feb 1802-1885)
📅︎ Feb 26
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