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It is better to sit down than to stand, it is better to lie down than to sit, but death is the best of all.
He followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic.
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write.
Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!
Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.
The best philosophical attitude to adopt towards the world is a union of the sarcasm of gaiety with the indulgence of contempt.
Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is the one most surely wasted.
Most benefactors are like unskillful generals who take the city and leave the citadel intact.
Society is composed of two great classes--those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners ...
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