One ought to examine himself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
We always speak well when we manage to be understood.
I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.
People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything.
Books and marriage go ill together.
There's nothing quite like tobacco: it's the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn't deserve to live.
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
He must have killed a lot of men to have made so much money.
It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do for which we are accountable.
Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
There is no praise to beat the sort you can put in your pocket.
It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
We often marry in despair, so that we repent of it all our life after.
Oh how fine it is to know a thing or two!
Without knowledge, life is not more than the shadow of death.
Long is the road from conception to completion.
Grammar, which can govern even Kings.
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