"For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth."
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"The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other."
"Love is the poetry of the senses."
"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."
"Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence."
"Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence."
"Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true."
"In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls."
"Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless."
"If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye."
"A mother who is really a mother is never free."
"Finance, like time, devours its own children."
"Modesty is the conscience of the body."
"A woman must be a genius to create a good husband."
"Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation."
"The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one."
"To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect."
"I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race."
"You may imitate, but never counterfeit."
"Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies."
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