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All grand thoughts come from the heart.
Thoughts and Thinking
Marquis De Vauvenargues

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Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.
Thoughts and Thinking
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Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
Emotions
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Everyone is born sincere and die deceivers.
Deception
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Give help rather than advice.
Advice
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Great thoughts always come from the heart.
Thoughts and Thinking
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If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.
Compliments
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Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.
Laziness
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Obscurity is the realm of error.
Obscurity
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Of all pleasures the fruit of labor is the sweetest.
Work
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One promises much, to avoid giving little.
Promises
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Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself.
Failure
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The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
Deception
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The idle always have a mind to do something.
Laziness
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The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.
Nature
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The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
Risk
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The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught.
Knowledge
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There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.
Motivation
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Those who can bear all can dare all.
Endurance
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To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die.
Immortality
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To possess taste, one must have some soul.
Taste
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Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
Vice
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We are almost always guilty of the hate we encounter.
Hatred
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We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.
Expectation
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When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it should be rejected.
Simplicity
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