I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.
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Fools have a habit of believing that everything written by a famous author is admirable. For my part I read only to please myself and like only what suits my taste.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
He who doesn't have the spirit of his time, has all its misery.
Weakness on both sides is, the motto of all quarrels.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it.
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