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Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding.


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We fly to beauty as an asylum from the terrors of finite nature.
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They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.
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If you shoot at a king you must kill him.
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Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.
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It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances.
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If a man owns land, the land owns him.
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