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    Romain Rolland
    “I distrust official charity.All charity should be done by stealth.”
    Romain Rolland, ژان کریستف | جلدِ یکُم از دورۀ چهارجلدی: سپیده‌دَم؛ بامداد؛ نوجوان

  • #2
    François Rabelais
    “the wise may be instructed by a fool”
    François Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel

  • #3
    “...the state should support art,construed not as amusement but as one of the chief carriers of civilization.”
    Samuel Lipman, Arguing for Music, Arguing for Culture: Essays

  • #4
    Alexander Pushkin
    “what is renoun?more false than hope by dreams engendered.”
    Alexander Pushkin

  • #5
    Romain Rolland
    “stones are hard everywhere.”
    Romain Rolland, Jean Christophe Vol I

  • #6
    François Rabelais
    “because men that are free,well born,well bred,and conversant in honest companies have naturally an instinct and spur that prompteth them unto virtuous actions,and withdraws them from vice which is called honor”
    François Rabelais

  • #7
    José Ortega y Gasset
    “man,then, rather than by what he he is,or by what he has,escapes the zooological scale by what he does,by his conduct.hence it is that he must always keep watch on himself.”
    José Ortega y Gasset

  • #8
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    “i wouldn't dare to put a pinpoint between a woman's yes and no.there wouldn't be room”
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

  • #9
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    “there are many hours and minutes between now and tomorrowand in any one of them-even in a minute,the house falls”
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

  • #10
    Romain Rolland
    “A limited number of types,good and bad serve for all ages.”
    Romain Rolland, Jean Christophe Vol I

  • #11
    Romain Rolland
    “the public will only stand genius in infintesimal doses,sprinkled with mannerisms and fashionable literature...A fashionable genius!Doesn't that make you laugh?..what a waste of power!”
    Romain Rolland, Jean Christophe Vol I

  • #12
    José Ortega y Gasset
    “just because of its promise of unlimited possibilities technology is an empty form like the most formalistic logic and is unable to determine the content of life.that is why our time,being the most intensely technical,is also the emptiest in all human history.”
    José Ortega y Gasset

  • #13
    José Ortega y Gasset
    “tragedy in the theater opens our eyes so that we can discover and appreciate the heroic in reality.”
    José Ortega y Gasset



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