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O Centenario de José Estevão

Homenagem da Maçonaria Portugueza

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Published: 1910
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 8,023 / 35 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,424
Added to site: 2008.12.18
mnybks.net#: 22894
Genre: Essays
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e;o, com effeito, os heroes da antiguidade, Annibal, Cesar, Napoleão, comparados com os heroes do nosso tempo, com os Berthelot, com os Pasteur, com os Victor Hugo, com os Curie, com os Edison, com os Darwin, com os Herbert Spencer, com todos os bemfeitores da humanidade, emfim?

Heroe, n'esta accepção, é synonimo de soberania moral e intellectual. E foi esta soberania que José Estevão exerceu na sociedade portugueza e que o fez entrar na immortalidade da historia.

«A supremacia moral é o unico poder verdadeiro. Os caracteres superiores e os superiores talentos são aquelles que têem tanta perspicacia para conhecer a verdade, como força para propugnar por ella.»


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