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"Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death."

"All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world."

"Existentialism is about being a saint without God being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society."

"But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers."

"Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment."

"The aspects of patriotism that hush dissent, encourage going along, and sanction comfortable distancing and compliance with what is indecent and unacceptable... those aspects are too fundamental to ignore or gloss over."

"My father was a Catholic, but my mother wasn't. She had to do that weird deal you do as a Catholic - they deign to sanction your marriage and you have to bring your children up as Catholics."

"Existentialism is about being a saint without God being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society."

"As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws."

"We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live."

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