Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.

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It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.

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Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.

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To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.

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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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Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.

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The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom

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Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.

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To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.

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Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.

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Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman

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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment

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

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