Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.

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The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.

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He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend

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There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

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Use, do not abuse

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Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.

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The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.

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When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.

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Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.

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I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.

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In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.

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In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.

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It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.

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