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A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
Fools and Foolishness
Nicholas Boileau

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Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.
Praise
Nicholas Boileau

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Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.
Fools and Foolishness
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He who cannot limit himself will never know how to write.
Writers and Writing
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Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.
Honor
Nicholas Boileau

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However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
Fools and Foolishness
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If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.
Ancestry
Nicholas Boileau

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No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write.
Writers and Writing
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Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.
Praise
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Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.
Reason
Nicholas Boileau

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The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all.
Wisdom
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun