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The Man Who Laughs (1869)
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He who is not master of his own thoughts is not accountable for his own deeds.
To look facts in the face is the duty of every sensible person.
It is very fortunate that kings cannot err. Hence their contradictions never perplex us.
There is no distress so complete but that even in the most critical moments the inexplicable sunrise of hope is seen in its depths.
They had done him the honor to take him for a madman, but had set him free on discovering that he was only a poet.
One of the hardest labours of the just man is to expunge from his soul a malevolence which it is difficult to efface.
The paradise of the rich is made out of the hell of the poor.
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