Thought is a key to all treasures

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

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Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.

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

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One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

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The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.

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Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman

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Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.

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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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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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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment

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

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An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.

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