Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.
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Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.
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