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Deviation from Nature is deviation from happiness.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
Age is rarely despised but when it is contemptible.
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can shew me in the world.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Is not a patron one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help?
Mutual cowardice keeps us in peace.
Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.
We may have uneasy feelings for seeing a creature in distress without pity; for we have not pity unless we wish to relieve them.
A blade of grass is always a blade of grass, whether in one country or another.
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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy-it's all that matters.
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To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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