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The world belongs to optimists; the pessimists are only spectators. — Francois Guizot

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Common sense is the genius of mankind. — Francois Guizot

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Not to be a republican at 20 is proof of want of heart; to be one at 30 is proof of want of head. — Francois Guizot

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If I had not smoked I should have been dead ten years ago. — Francois Guizot

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It is only after an unknown number of unrecorded labors, after a host of noble hearts have succumbed in discouragement, convinced that their cause is lost; it is only then that cause triumphs. — Francois Guizot

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The effect of great and inevitable misfortune is to elevate those souls which it does not deprive of all virtue. — Francois Guizot

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The world belongs to optimists. Pessimists are only spectators. — Francois Guizot

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Nothing falsifies history more than logic. — Francois Guizot

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Democracy is a cry of war; it is the flag of the party of numbers placed below raised against those above. A flag sometimes raised in the name of the rights of men, but sometimes in the name of crude passions; sometimes raised against the most iniquitous usurpations but also sometimes against legitimate superiority. — Francois Guizot

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The man who is fond of complaining likes to remain amid the objects of his vexation. He will most strongly revolt against every means proposed for his deliverance. This is what suits him. He asks nothing better than to sigh over his position and to remain in it. — Francois Guizot

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Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth. — Francois Guizot

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The spirit of revolution, the spirit of insurrection, is a spirit radically opposed to liberty — Francois Guizot

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Do not be afraid of enthusiasm. You need it. You can do nothing effectively without it. — Francois Guizot

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There is mingled good and evil in all the events and governments of this world, and good often arises side by side with or in the wake of evil, but it is never from the evil that the good comes; injustice and tyranny have never produced good fruits. Be assured that whenever they have the dominion, whenever the moral rights and personal liberties of men are trodden under foot by material force, be it barbaric or be it scientific, there can result only prolonged evils and deplorable obstacles to the return of moral right and moral force, which, God be thanked, can never he obliterated from the nature and the history of man. — Francois Guizot