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It is not love we should have painted as blind, but self-love.
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind; it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
We are astonished at thought, but sensation is equally wonderful.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
The man who, in a fit of melancholy, kills himself today, would have wished to live had he waited a week.
Every beauty, when out of it's place, is a beauty no longer.
Theological religion is the source of all imaginable follies and disturbances; it is the parent of fanaticism and civil discord; it is the enemy of mankind.
Let us work without theorizing ... 'tis the only way to make life endurable.
Thought depends absolutely on the stomach, but in spite of that, those who have the best stomachs are not the best thinkers.
To succeed in chaining the multitude you must seem to wear the same fetters.
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Violence Quote
Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
Trust Quote
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
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No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
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Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
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