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French Essayist and moralist, 1754-1824
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A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve
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All are born to observe order, but few are born to establish it.
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All that is good in man lies in youthful feeling and mature thought
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Ask the young. They know everything.
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Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
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Chance generally favors the prudent.
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Children need models more than they need critics
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Children need models rather than critics.
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Does talent have any need of passions? Yes, of many passions - repressed.
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Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
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Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
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Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features
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Genuine bon mots surprise those from whose lips they fall, no less than they do those who listen to them
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God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
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God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
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Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
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Great minds are those that disguise their limits, that mask their mediocrity.
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He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
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He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
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How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
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