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The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.
In order to prove a friend to one's guests, frugality must reign in one's meals; and, according to an ancient saying, one must eat ...
The old--like children--talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one w ...
...I think the Americans are the only people who have good beds. I consider the American bedroom unparalleled for freshness, comfo ...
Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace ...
Sincere advice may offend the ear but is beneficial to one's conduct.
Pain itself can be pleasurable accidentally in so far as it is accompanied by wonder, as in stage-plays; or in so far as it recall ...
Women are taught that their main goal in life is to serve others--first men, and later, children. This prescription leads to enorm ...
Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, on ...
Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence.... It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent t ...
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