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A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
A sample of the country does the city good; a sample of the city does the country good.
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
God often visits us, but most of the time we are not at home.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.
Lofty mountains are full of springs; great hearts are full of tears.
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word.
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
Since unhappiness excites interest, many, in order to render themselves interesting, feign unhappiness.
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
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