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“Pride takes up as much space as stupidity gives it.”

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“Rarely do you see such profound faces as when studying the menu.”

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“Satisfaction often requires too much imagination: it is not easy to drink from empty glasses.”

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“The astronomers are daily discovering new areas of their ignorance through their telescopes.”

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“The certainty of dying is sometimes the only consolation in this life.”

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“The clever one always has that opinion, which lies between two different opinions.”

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“The envious consoles himself with the hope of enjoying the other's misfortune.”

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“The goal of any education should be to turn the mind into a spring, not a reservoir.”

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“The most painful loss is a lost gain.”

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“The opinion of others surprises us when it agrees with our own opinion.”

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“The people become impatient, they no longer want to wait for the promised meals in the afterlife.”

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“The road to knighthood is often so steep that one has to crawl on all fours.”

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“The uncertainty of when we die softens the certainty that we will die.”

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“There are but few who write with talent; but are there many who read with talent?”

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“There are more masks than faces.”

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“There are prejudices that one must hold in order not to lose all ideals.”

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“The greatest hazard of all, losing one’s self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all. No other loss can occur so quietly; any other loss - an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc. - is sure to be noticed.”


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“There are virtues just waiting to be replaced by vices.”

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“There is a form of modesty that borders on megalomania.”

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“There is no more powerful pillar of morality than envy.”

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“There is only one love that lasts, namely the unhappy one.”

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“To the pessimist nothing is as worthless as life - except his own.”

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“Too many merits were needed if one wanted to be what one thinks of himself.”

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“Unusual cleverness is often nothing but unusual unscrupulousness.”

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“We are ready most quickly with advice, which excludes our help.”

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“When an idiot praises us, he is no longer so stupid in our eyes.”

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“Whoever destroys ideals commits murder.”

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“Without masks, people would no longer recognize each other.”

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“Writing a boring book is easier than reading one.”

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“You cannot improve people with maxims, but you can warn them against one another.”

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“Youth speaks of old age as of a misfortune that cannot befall it.”

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“Memory is an internal rumor.”


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