A preached immorality is more to be punished than an immoral action. You arrive at murder through love or through hate; you propogandize murder only through wickedness.
Everyone remembers his past with greater vividness as the present becomes more important. Dying men in their last delirium are supposed to see their whole life spread out before them.
Healthy love is the love that embraces a single, whole woman, including her character and her intelligence.
In business, theory is useful, but it can be utilized only after the deal has been made.
In the mind of a young man from a middle-class family, the concept of human life is associated with that of a career, and in early youth the career is that of Napoleon I.
It is comfortable to live in the belief that you are great, though your greatness is latent.
Life is neither ugly nor beautiful, but it's original!
Tears throw a veil over our faults and allow us to accuse fate without fear or contradiction.
There are three things I always forget. Names, faces and... the third I can't remember.
There is only one great regret: not having acted in one's own best interest.
There's no need for a man to know how to work, but if he doesn't know how to make others work, he is doomed.
To kill someone, even treacherously is more manly than to wound a friend by betraying his confidence.
When a man dies, he has too many other worries to allow any thinking about death.
You see things less clearly when you open your eyes too wide.
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