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Quote Left The lotus flower is troubled At the sun's resplendent light; With sunken head and sadly She dreamily waits for the night. Quote Right
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Quote Left INCEST: A game the whole family can play. Quote Right
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Quote Left She resembles the Venus de Milo: she is very old, has no teeth, and has white spots on her yellow skin. Quote Right
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Quote Left We should forgive our enemies, but only after they have been hanged first. Quote Right
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Quote Left Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. Quote Right
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Quote Left The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle. Quote Right
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Quote Left Dieu me pardonnera c'est son metier. (God will pardon me, that's his job.) Quote Right
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Quote Left Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle. Quote Right
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Quote Left I wept in my dreams. I dreamed you lay in the grave; I awoke, and the tears still poured down my cheeks. I wept in my dreams, I dreamed you had left me; I awoke and I went on weeping long and bitterly. I wept in my dreams, I dreamed you were still kind to me; I awoke, and still the flow of my tears streams on. Quote Right
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Quote Left It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all. Quote Right
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Quote Left Human misery is too great for men to do without faith. Quote Right
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Quote Left The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough. Quote Right
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Quote Left Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent. Quote Right
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Quote Left I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. Quote Right
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Quote Left It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to it all. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ordinarily he is insane. But he has lucid moments when he is only stupid. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh, what lies there are in kisses! Quote Right
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Quote Left The German is like the slave who, without chains, obeys his masters merest word, his very glance. The condition of servitude is inherent in him, in his very soul and worse than the physical is the spiritual slavery. The Germans must be set free from wit Quote Right
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Quote Left When books are burned in the end people will be burned too. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are more fools in the world than there are people. Quote Right
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Quote Left Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented. Quote Right
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Quote Left He only profits from praise who values criticism. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. Quote Right
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Quote Left Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess. Quote Right
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