For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it

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A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.

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The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom

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

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

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There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.

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Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them.

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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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The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.

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There is something great and terrible about suicide.

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Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.

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Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.

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Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground

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