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The mind resorts to reason for want of training.
We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and, when got, the repose is insupportable.
If one shed tears, they must be shed on one's pillow.
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean.
Society is immoral and immortal; it can afford to commit any kind of folly, and indulge in any sort of vice; it cannot be killed, and the fragments that survive can always laugh at the dead.
Every one carries his own inch-rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
Nothing is more tiresome than a superannuated pedagogue.
The less a tourist knows, the fewer mistakes he need make, for he will not expect himself to explain ignorance.
Women have, commonly, a very positive moral sense; that which they will is right; that which they reject is wrong; and their will, in most cases, ends by settling the moral.
Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile.
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