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  • #1
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #2
    Alexandre Dumas
    “Les heures n'existent pas pour un homme ivre qui n'a pas de montre.”
    Alexandre Dumas

  • #3
    Woody Allen
    “To you, I'm an atheist.
    To God, I'm the loyal opposition.”
    Woody Allen

  • #4
    Denis Diderot
    “Comment s’étaient-ils rencontrés ? Par hasard, comme tout le monde. Comment s’appelaient-ils ? Que vous importe ? D’où venaient-ils ? Du lieu le plus prochain. Où allaient-ils ? Est-ce que l’on sait où l’on va ?”
    Denis Diderot

  • #5
    William Shakespeare
    “This above all: to thine own self be true,
    And it must follow, as the night the day,
    Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
    William Shakespeare, Hamlet

  • #6
    Oscar Wilde
    “There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book.
    Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #7
    Denis Diderot
    “La superstition est plus injurieuse à Dieu que l'athéisme.”
    Denis Diderot, Pensées philosophiques

  • #8
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #9
    Thomas Jefferson
    “I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #10
    Pericles
    “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. ”
    Pericles

  • #11
    Benjamin Franklin
    “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #12
    Edward R. Murrow
    “A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”
    Edward R. Murrow

  • #13
    Frank Herbert
    “Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.”
    Frank Herbert

  • #14
    Antonio Gramsci
    “The point of modernity is to live a life without illusions while not becoming disillusioned”
    Antonio Gramsci

  • #15
    Umberto Eco
    “« Les hommes ne font jamais le mal aussi complètement et ardemment que lorsqu'ils le font par conviction religieuse. » (p. 26)”
    Umberto Eco, The Prague Cemetery

  • #16
    “Quand le mépris pour la politique se généralise et que la confiance dans
    les institutions disparaît,
    Quand les appartenances se dissolvent et que l'intérêt personnel devient la seule motivation,
    Quand l'économie souterraine prolifère et que la débrouillardise est la principale vertu,
    Alors une société est prête à tomber entre les mains de toutes les mafias. Le processus est inévitable.”
    Jean-Jacques Pelletier, La chair disparue



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