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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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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If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.

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True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.

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There is something great and terrible about suicide.

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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 has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.

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It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.

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Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

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A mother who is really a mother is never free.

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Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together

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A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.

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

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