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Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and at times-and this is the worst of all-before we have new ones.
Nowadays beautiful women are counted among the talents of their husbands.
Every man has his moral backside too, which he doesn't expose unnecessarily but keeps covered as long as possible by the trousers of decorum.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Perseverance can lend the appearance of dignity and grandeur to many actions, just as silence in company affords wisdom and apparent intelligence to a stupid person.
The wisdom of providence is as much revealed in the rarity of genius, as in the circumstance that not everyone is deaf or blind.
There is a sort of transcendental ventriloquy through which men can be made to believe that something which was said on earth came from heaven.
The ordinary man is ruined by the flesh lusting against the spirit; the scholar by the spirit lusting too much against the flesh.
There are people who think that everything one does with a serious face is sensible.
There are people who think that everything one does with a serious face is sensible.
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