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Henryk Sienkiewicz Quotes

This homage has been rendered not to me - for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me - but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius.
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But I think happiness springs from another source, a far deeper one that doesn't depend on will because it comes from love.

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Nevertheless, in this sea of human wretchedness and malice there bloomed at times compassion, as a pale flower blooms in a putrid marsh.

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He always smiles, even when contemplating nothing good.

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He began to fear whether in the presence of far greater events, all his acts would not fade into insignificance, just as a drop of rain disappears into the sea.

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It is not Atlas who carries the world on his shoulders, but woman; and sometimes she plays with it as with a ball.

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The shots had dispersed the birds; there remained only two marabous, standing between ten and twenty paces away and plunged in reverie. They were like two old men with bald heads pressed between the shoulders.

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On an exhausted field, only weeds grow.

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Without noise of drums or

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Life deserves laughter, hence people laugh at it.

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It is an altogether wrong idea that the modern product of civilization is less susceptible to love. I sometimes think it is the other way.

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I go to church because I am a skeptic in regard to my own skepticism.

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