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The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

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This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil - and if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty.

For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

All men by nature desire knowledge.

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

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