Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.

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Power is action

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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment

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All humanity is passion

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Finance, like time, devours its own children.

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Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!

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Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

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The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.

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One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

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

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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

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Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.

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There is something great and terrible about suicide.

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