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I strive to be brief but I become obscure.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him.
The mountains will be in labor and bring forth a ridiculous mouse.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next y
In the word of no master am I bound to believe.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
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