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George the First was always reckoned
Vile, but viler George the Second;
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At anchor she rides the sunny sod,
As full to the gunnel of flowers growing
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General de Gaulle was a thoroughly bad boy. The day he arrived, he thought he was Joan of Arc and the following day he insisted th ...
Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the la ...
Naturally, love's the most distant possibility.
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in ...
The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to lo ...
Eroticism is assenting to life even in death.
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it ...
Eroticism differs from animal sexuality in that human sexuality is limited by taboos and the domain of eroticism is that of the tr ...
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