"If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction."
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"The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things."
"If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father."
"Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future."
"No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less."
"It requires more than mere genius to be an author."
"Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author."
"A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought."
"The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love."
"All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone."
"Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker"
"Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect."
"The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?"
"The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored."
"It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men."
"One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories."
"This great misfortune -- to be incapable of solitude."
"A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves."
"We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued."
"A man can keep a secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others."
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