"We think very few people sensible, except those who are of our opinion."
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"We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion."
"We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears."
"The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it."
"Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit."
"Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character."
"Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well."
"The mind is always the patsy of the heart."
"It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular."
"Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct."
"There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation is over."
"The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her."
"We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish."
"True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen."
"We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire."
"What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves."
"It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it."
"If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship."
"Quarrels would not last so long if the fault lay only on one side."
"Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire to seem so."
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