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

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Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect

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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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The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.

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

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

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A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

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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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Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.

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Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.

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I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.

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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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Love is the poetry of the senses.

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