The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.

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There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.

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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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What is art? Nature concentrated.

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Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

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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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The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.

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The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom

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Power is action

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

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

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If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.

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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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