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

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The more one judges, the less one loves.

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Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

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It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.

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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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The country is provincial

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The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

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

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Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.

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Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.

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

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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment

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It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion

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