It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.

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A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.

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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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A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

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Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.

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Those who spend too fast never grow rich.

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Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

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Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.

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The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.

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Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.

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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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A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.

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For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it

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