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A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
Attitude
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Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
Appearance
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By the work one knows the workmen.
Quality
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Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.
Death and Dying
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Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.
Flattery
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Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
Journalism and Journalists
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Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
Belief
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Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.
Faults
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Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Friends and Friendship
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He knows the universe and does not know himself.
Self-knowledge
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Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.
Self-reliance
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In short, luck's always to blame.
Luck
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It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Deception
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Luck's always to blame.
Luck
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Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish
Soul
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Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
Greatness
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Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Discretion
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Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend.
Danger
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Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret.
Secrets
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One often has need of one, inferior to himself.
Inferiority
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One returns to the place one came from.
Home
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Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.
Patience
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Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Friends and Friendship
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Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
Suffering
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Still people are dangerous.
Behavior
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