The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.

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What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.

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To contemplate is to look at shadows.

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I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.

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Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!

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The ox suffers, the cart complains.

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Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.

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When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

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There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing.

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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved

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My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.

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Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones

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I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

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