"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all."
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"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another."
"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."
"The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces."
"The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them."
"It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot."
"The pseudonym for God when He did not want to sign."
"Chance is the pseudonym God uses when He does not want to sign His name."
"The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads."
"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."
"It is by acts and not by ideas that people live."
"What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation."
"In art as in love, instinct is enough."
"When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it."
"Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil."
"It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit."
"Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness."
"Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom."
"Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."
"Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue."
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