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"The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them."

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"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards."

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"Nature, in her indifference, makes no distinction between good and evil."

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"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."

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"I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of images to trouble the souls and change the hearts of men"

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"If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing."

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"A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance."

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"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another."

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"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves we must die to one life before we can enter another."

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"Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work."

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"Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream."

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"How noble the law, in its majestic equality, that both the rich and poor are equally prohibited from peeing in the streets, sleeping under bridges, and stealing bread!"

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"If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing."

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"It is by acts and not by ideas that people live."

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"It is better to understand little than to understand a lot."

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"It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot."

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"It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly."

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"Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another."

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"Never lend books - nobody ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are those which people have lent me."

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"Nothing spoils a confession like repentance."

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"One must never lose time in vainly regretting the past or in complaining against the changes which cause us discomfort, for change is the essence of life."

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"People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them."

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"People who have no weaknesses are terrible there is no way of taking advantage of them."

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"People who have no faults are terrible; there is no way to take advantage of them"

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"Suffering . We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues."

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"The average man, who does not know what to do with his life, wants another one which will last forever."

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"The average man does not know what to do with his life, yet wants another one which will last forever."

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"The impotence of God is infinite."

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"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread."

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"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread."

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"There is a certain impertinance in allowing oneself to be burned for an opinion."

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"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."

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"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream not only plan, but also believe."

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"To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan but also believe."

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"To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act."

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"To be willing to die for an idea is to set a rather high price on conjecture."

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"To die for an idea is to set a rather high price upon conjecture."

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"To die for an idea is to place a pretty high price upon conjectures."

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"To die for an idea is to place a pretty high price on conjecture."

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"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all."

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"When a thing has been said, and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it."

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"When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it."

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"'An old philosopher said to Monsieur Coignard, a Reverend Father: 'You are a pig!' To which Abad Coignard answered: 'You flatter me, sir. But unfortunately, I'm only a man.''"

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"In art as in love, instinct is enough."

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"A writer is rarely so well inspired as when he talks about himself."

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"The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces."

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"Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom."

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"Nine tenths of education is encouragement."

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"I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom."

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"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear."

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"That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future."

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"The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever."

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"History books that contain no lies are extremely dull."

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"It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be."

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"Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue."

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"Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

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"When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it."

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"What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation."

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"There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain unless they have cheated a merchant."

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"It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot."

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"Some succeed becuase the are destined to; most succeed becuase they are determined to."

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