Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.

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When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes

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Love is the poetry of the senses.

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Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.

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Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.

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A mother who is really a mother is never free.

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Death unites as well as separates

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Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

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Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.

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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment

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

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If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.

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A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.

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