The superfluous, a very necessary thing.

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I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.

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We cannot wish for that we know not.

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All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.

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The public is a ferocious beast

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He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.

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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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It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.

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Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.

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It is vain for the coward to flee

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Tears are the silent language of grief.

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Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.

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It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.

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