Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.

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What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.

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What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

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The public is a ferocious beast

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Clever tyrants are never punished.

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We cannot wish for that we know not.

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An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.

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Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.

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God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.

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Perfection is attained by slow degrees

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Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.

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To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.

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The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.

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