It is to their crimes that most great men are indebted for their gardens, their tables, their fine old plate - their love
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Poverty is death in another form
Sickness shows us what we are
He conquers who conquers himself
In Blindman's land your one-eyed man's a god
Love cannot be commanded
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We are the authors of our own disasters
In doing what we ought we deserve no praise
What is useful cannot be base
A poor joke must invent its own laughter.
He prepares evil for himself who plots mischief for others.
The doctor is to be feared more than the disease
Unless what we do is useful, glory is vain
Poverty is death in another form.
The privacy of public office, the publicity of private life
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves
Art has no enemy except ignorance.
A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit
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