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“They can't chain my spirit! My spirit runs free! Walls can't contain it! Laws can't restrain it! Authority has no power over it!”
“The spirit that I have seen May be the devil: and the devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape”
“Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright”
“Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“God is a reality of spirit... He cannot... be conceived as an object, not even as the very highest object. God is not to be found in the world of objects.”
“Adversity breaks the inferior man's will but only bends the superior man's spirit. Outward influence is denied the great man, who accordingly uses words sparingly but retains his central position.”
“True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”
“The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry”
“The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.”
“The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.”
Vauvenargues Marquis de
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