To caress the serpent that devours us, until it has eaten away our heart.
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Doubt is a not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one.
Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.
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.
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
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Being asked what animal you'd like to be is a trick question; you're already an animal.