The country is provincial

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Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.

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Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.

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First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.

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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

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The man as he converses is the lover

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Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.

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There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.

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Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

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Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.

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Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!

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Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.

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What is art? Nature concentrated.

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