Thought is a key to all treasures

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

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Death unites as well as separates

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To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.

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Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

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The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.

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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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Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.

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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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Love is a game in which one always cheats.

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If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.

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The country is provincial

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What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?

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