"Cities are the abyss of the human species."
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"The greatest braggarts are usually the biggest cowards."
"Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions of the body."
"It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful."
"Childhood is the sleep of reason."
"The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it"
"It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living."
"A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please."
"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?"
"Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves."
"I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different."
"Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being."
"Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves."
"We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced."
"I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another."
"People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little."
"Slaves lose everything in their chains, even the desire of escaping from them."
"Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death."
"Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well."
"Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity."
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