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Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago taken her resolution.


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The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
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What wealth it is to have such friends that we cannot think of them without elevation.
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The universe seems bankrupt as soon as we begin to discuss the characters of individuals.
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The universe is wider than our views of it.
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On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world.
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I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
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