To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
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Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
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The more one judges, the less one loves.
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The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.