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Edgar Quinet

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The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.

— Edgar Quinet

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An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body.

— Edgar Quinet

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It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.

— Edgar Quinet

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Science is Christian, not when it condemns itself to the letter of things, but when, in the infinitely little, it discovers as many mysteries and as much depth and power as in the infinitely great.

— Edgar Quinet

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Time is the fairest and toughest judge.

— Edgar Quinet

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Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.

— Edgar Quinet

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What we share with another ceases to be our own.

— Edgar Quinet

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About Edgar Quinet

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He wrote numerous pamphlets during the short-lived Second French Republic attacked the Roman expedition with all his strength and was from the first an uncompromising opponent of Prince Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (Napoleon III). With Michelet he publiEdgar Quinetd a volume of works denouncing Jesuits and blaming them for religious political and social troubles in 1843. His wife had died some time previously and he now married Hermione Asachi (or Asaky) the daughter of Gheorghe Asachi a Romanian poet.

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