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Quote Left Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom. Quote Right
Quote Left When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it. Quote Right
Quote Left If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. Quote Right
Quote Left 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! Quote Right
Quote Left 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 Quote Right
Quote Left To die for an idea is to place a pretty high price on conjecture. Quote Right
Quote Left The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. Quote Right
Quote Left Never lend books - nobody ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are those which people have lent me. Quote Right
Quote Left If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Nature, in her indifference, makes no distinction between good and evil. Quote Right
Quote Left The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces. Quote Right
Quote Left It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. Quote Right
Quote Left Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream. Quote Right
Quote Left '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.'' Quote Right
Quote Left That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future. Quote Right
Quote Left A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. Quote Right
Quote Left When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it. Quote Right
Quote Left Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another. Quote Right
Quote Left It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever. Quote Right
Quote Left It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be. Quote Right
Quote Left What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation. Quote Right
Quote Left Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear. Quote Right
Quote Left The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them. Quote Right
Quote Left Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work. Quote Right
Quote Left It is better to understand little than to understand a lot. Quote Right
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