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A man is never as fortunate--or as unfortunate--as he imagines.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
What we take for virtue is often but an assemblage of various ambitions and activities that chance, or our own astuteness, have ar
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
We all have strength enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to find a woman who has had just one.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Hypocrisy is an homage that vice renders to virtue.
There are a great many simpletons who know themselves to be so, and who make a very cunning use of their own simplicity.
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