"Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it."
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"Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases."
"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet."
"The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity."
"We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them."
"All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows."
"Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone."
"Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux."
"Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it."
"To live is not breathing it is action."
"Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse."
"Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken."
"The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance."
"Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong."
"How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?"
"A feeble body weakens the mind."
"Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it."
"The thirst after happiness is never extinguished in the heart of man."
"Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame."
"Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect."
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