Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

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Power is action

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The more one judges, the less one loves.

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The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation

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It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.

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Thought is a key to all treasures

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Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.

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True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.

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The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.

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There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.

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The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

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If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.

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Those who spend too fast never grow rich.

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