I am the best-natured creature in the world, and yet I have already killed three, and of these three two were priests.
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Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.
One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
It is amusing that a virtue is made of the vice of chastity and it's a pretty odd sort of chastity at that, which leads men straight into the sin of Onan, and girls to the waning of their color
A fondness for roving, for making a name for themselves in their onw country, and for boasting of what they had seen in their travels, was so strong in our two wanderers, that they resolved to be no longer happy; and demanded permission of the king to leave the country.
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