When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does not understand, that is metaphysics.
Quote by Voltaire
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
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Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
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By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
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The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
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