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 François Chateaubriand - “We must not always try to plumb the depths of the human heart the truths it contains are among those that are best seen in half-light or in perspective”
 Aristide Briand - “The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group, on other continents or in Europe itself, outside of the League of Nations, any more than it could oppose the League of Nations.”
 Aristide Briand - “But I am sure also that from a political point of view, and from a social point of view the federal link, without infringing the sovereignty of any of the nations which might take part in such as association, could be beneficial.”
 Aristide Briand - “Among peoples who are geographically grouped together like the peoples of Europe there must exist a sort of federal link. It is this link which I wish to endeavour to establish.”
 Vicomte De Chateaubriand - “Let us not disdain glory too much nothing is finer, except virtue. The height of happiness would be to unite both in this life.”
 François Chateaubriand - “One is not superior merely because one sees the world in an odious light”
 François Chateaubriand - “Take away the art of writing from this world, and you will probably take away its glory”
 François Chateaubriand - “The original writer is not he who does not imitate others, but he who can be imitated by none”
 François Chateaubriand - “Justice is the bread of the nation, it is always hungry for it.”
 Vicomte De Chateaubriand - “Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.”
 Vicomte De Chateaubriand - “Without taste genius is only a sublime kind of folly. That sure touch which the lyre gives back the right note and nothing more, is even a rarer gift than the creative faculty itself.”
 Aristide Briand - “A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.”
 Aristide Briand - “This means that the search for a formula of European cooperation in connection with the League of Nations, far from weakening the authority of this latter must and can only tend to strengthen it, for it is closely connected with its aims.”
 Vicomte De Chateaubriand - “Aristocracy has three successive ages. First superiority s, then privileges and finally vanities. Having passed from the first, it degenerates in the second and dies in the third.”
 Aristide Briand - “Live to learn ... forget ... and learn again.”
 Aristide Briand - “The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.”
 François-René de Chateaubriand - “L'ecrivain original n'est pas celui qui n'imite personne, mais celui que personne ne peut imiter. The original writer is not he who refrains from imitating others, but he who can be imitated by none.”
 François-René de Chateaubriand - “The most disastrous times have produced the greatest minds. The purest metal comes of the most ardent furnace the most brilliant lightning come of the darkest clouds.”
 François-René de Chateaubriand - “Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius without taste, genius is only sublime folly.”
 François-René de Chateaubriand - “The morning of life is like the dawn of day, full of purity, of imagery, and harmony.”
 François-René de Chateaubriand - “Let us not disdain glory too much nothing is finer, except virtue.- The height of happiness would be to unite both in this life.”
 François-René de Chateaubriand - “Justice is the bread of the nation it is always hungry for it.”