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'By the work one knows the workman.'


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'It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.'


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'Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.'


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'Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.'


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'Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.'


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'The strongest passion is fear.'


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'We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.'


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'Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.'


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'Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.'


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'A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.'


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'Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.'


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'Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.'


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'Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.'


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'Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.'


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'People must help one another it is nature's law.'


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'Patience and time do more than strength or passion.'


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'Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.'


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'Sadness flies away on the wings of time.'


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'Patience and time do more than strength or passion.'


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'Patience and time do more than strength or passion.'


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'Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.'


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'By the work one knows the workman.'

 

 

 

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