For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it

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What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?

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When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.

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

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

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Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

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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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Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.

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When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.

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Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!

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It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

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Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.

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