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The appetite for power, even for universal power, is only insane when there is no possibility of indulging it; a man who sees the possibility opening before him and does not try to grasp it, even at the risk of destroying himself and his country, is either

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Simone Weil (February 3, 1909August 24, 1943) was a French philosopher and mystic.

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