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"The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great"

"Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers."

"It is new fancy rathert than taste which produces so many new fashions."

"All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God."

"Man is free at the moment he wishes to be."

"'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'"

"We are rarely proud when we are alone."

"God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh."

"A witty saying proves nothing."

"Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."

"Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies."

"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy."
Age

"We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard."

"Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too."

"Common sense is not so common."
Intelligence

"Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination."
Love

"The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease."

"When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion."

"It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind."
Patriotism

"When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does not understand, that is metaphysics."

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