Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.

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What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.

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A witty saying proves nothing.

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Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.

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Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.

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The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.

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The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.

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Business is the salt of life.

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We cannot always oblige

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We never live

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The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.

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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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As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.

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