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If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, live in a city
In all countries where nature does the most, man does the least.
The seat of perfect contentment is in the head; for every individual is thoroughly satisfied with his own proportion of brains.
Those who know the least of others think the highest of themselves.
We are sure to be losers when we quarrel with ourselves; it is a civil war, and in all such contentions, triumphs are defeats.
He that has gone so far as to cut the claws of the lion, will not feel himself quite secure until he has also drawn his teeth.
Corruption is like a ball of snow: whence once set a-rolling it must increase.
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself-all that runs over will be yours.
That cowardice is incorrigible which the love of power cannot overcome.
With the offspring of genius, the law of parturition is reversed: the throes are in the conception, the pleasure in the birth.
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