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

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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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A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.

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Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.

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Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.

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Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.

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Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.

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A mother who is really a mother is never free.

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

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A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.

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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment

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Those who spend too fast never grow rich.

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Modesty is the conscience of the body.

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