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#1. When one woman strikes at the heart of another, she seldom misses, and the wound is invariably fatal. - Author: Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos De Laclos
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#2. The maxims of Christian life, which should draw upon the truths of the Gospel, are always partially symbolic of the mind and temperament of those who teach them to us. The former, by their natural sweetness, show us the quality of God's mercy; the latter, by their harshness, show us God's justice. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#3. Philosophy may raise us above grandeur, but nothing can elevate us above the ennui which accompanies it. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#4. Pleasure and pain, the good and the bad, are so intermixed that we can not shun the one without depriving ourselves of the other. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#5. There are some people who never acknowledge themselves in the wrong; God help them! - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#6. Self-love is almost always the ruling principle of our friendships. It makes us avoid all our obligations in unprofitable situations, and even causes us to forget our hostility towards our enemies when they become powerful enough to help us achieve fame or fortune. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#7. The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#8. It is a strength of character to acknowledge our failings and our strong points, and it is a weakness of character not to remain in harmony with both the good and the bad that is within us. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#9. Sin is not so sinful as hypocrisy. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#10. Not to find pleasure in serious reading gives a pastel coloring to the mind. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#11. He who uses trickery should at least make use of his judgment to learn that he can scarcely hide treacherous conduct for very long among clever men who are determined to find him out, although they may pretend to be deceived in order to disguise their knowledge of his deceitfulness. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#12. Pettiness of mind, ignorance and presumption are the cause of stubbornness, because stubborn people only want to believe what they themselves can imagine, and they can imagine very few things. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#13. Occupation is the best safeguard for women under all circumstances
mental or physical, or both. Cupid extinguishes his torch in the atmosphere of industry. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#14. Faith creates the virtues in which it believes. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#15. Religious people spend so much time with their confessors because they like to talk about themselves. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#16. Three-fourths of all marriages are unhappy. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#17. Oh Dear! How unfortunate I am not to have anyone to weep with! - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#18. When people reproach us, they only increase their own failings even as they are disclaiming them. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#19. It is sometimes best to slip over thoughts and not go to the bottom of them. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#20. This life is a perpetual chequer-work of good and evil, pleasure and pain. When in possession of what we desire, we are only so much the nearer losing it; and when at a distance from it, we live in expectation of enjoying it again. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#21. I love nothing and that is the true cause of my ennui. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#22. It is neither a great praise nor a great blame when people say a tendency is in or out of fashion. If a tendency is as it should be at one time, it is always as it should be. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#23. Fortune is always on the side of the largest battalions. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#24. It is a singular characteristic of love that we cannot hide it where it exists, or pretend it where it does not exist. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#25. There is always enough self-love hidden beneath the greatest devoutness to set limits on charity. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#26. Why do we discover faults so much more readily than perfection. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#27. True merit does not depend on the times or on fashion. Those who have no other advantage than courtly manners lose it when they are away from court. But good sense, knowledge, and wisdom make their possessors knowledgeable and beloved in all ages and in all times. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#28. There is as much wisdom in soliciting good counsel as in giving it. The most sensible people are not reluctant to consider the feelings of other people; and to know how to submit to the wise guidance of others is a kind of wisdom in itself. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#29. To be too dissatisfied with ourselves is a weakness. To be too satisfied with ourselves is a stupidity. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#30. There is a certain hidden mediocrity in those who are stationed above us in life, an ability to take liberties in their pursuit of pleasures and diversions, without injuring the honor and respect we owe to them. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#31. There is nobody who is not dangerous for someone. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#32. Long life will sometimes obscure the star of fame. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#33. Who would venture upon the journey of life, if compelled to begin it at the end? - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#34. We learn as much by others' failings as by their teachings. Examples of imperfection is just as useful for achieving perfection as are models of competence and perfection. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#35. The heart has no wrinkles. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#36. Do I believe in ghosts? No, but I'm afraid of them. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#37. The loftiness of understanding embraces all. It requires as much spirit to suffer the failings of others as it does to appreciate their good qualities. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#38. It is a very trying task for deceitful people, always to have to cover up their lack of sincerity and to repair the breaking of their word. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#39. [After being corrected by a grammarian for using the feminine pronoun instead of the pseudogeneric masculine:] As you please, but for my part, if I were to express myself so, I should fancy I had a beard. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#40. There was a basket at her feet. She reached into it and lifted out the head of a young woman, a marquise. She wore Bourbon white to her death, but wears the tricolor now - white cheeks, blue lips, red dripping from her neck. Long live the revolution. - Author: Jennifer Donnelly
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#41. Faith is a devout belief in what one does not understand. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#42. We like no noise unless we make it ourselves. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#43. When an opinionated person starts to challenge something, his mind shuts out all that could clear up the matter. The argument irritates him, however just it might be, and it seems that he is afraid of discovering the truth. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#44. Death makes us all equal ... - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#45. Study and research into truth often only serves to make us see by experience our natural ignorance. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#46. Even the best-natured people, if uninstructed, are always blind and uncertain. We must take pains to instruct ourselves so that ignorance makes us neither too timid nor too bold. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#47. It is not always sorrow that opens the fountains of the eyes ... - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#48. We would often rather seem dutiful to others than to succeed in our duties; and often we would rather tell our friends that we have done them good than to do good in actuality. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#49. I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#50. If you are not feeling well, if you have not slept, chocolate will revive you. But you have no chocolate! I think of that again and again! My dear, how will you ever manage? - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#51. Good and evil travel on the same road, but they leave different impressions. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#52. It is a disgraceful thing to be ignorant ... - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#53. We must accustom ourselves to the follies of others and not be astonished at the foolishness that takes place in our presence. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#54. It seldom happens, I think, that a man has the civility to die when all the world wishes it. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#55. There is no one who does not represent a danger to someone. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#56. The first step is the hardest. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#57. I love you so passionately, that I hide a great part of my love, so as not to oppress you with it. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#58. We are so fond of hearing ourselves spoken of, that, be it good or ill, it is still pleasing. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#59. Ah, what a grudge I owe physicians! what mummery is their art! - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#60. It is sometimes useful to pretend we are deceived, because when we show a deceiving man that we see through his artifices, we only encourage him to increase his deceptions. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#61. We think highly of men when we do not know the extent of their capabilities, for we always suppose that more exists when we only see half. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#62. We so love all new and unusual things that we even derive a secret pleasure from the saddest and most tragic events, both because of their novelty and because of the natural malignity that exists within us. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#63. Impromptu thoughts are mental wild-flowers. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#64. The foolish acts of others ought to serve more as a lesson to us than an occasion to laugh at those who commit them. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#65. It is with many enterprises as with striking fire; we do not meet with success except by reiterated efforts, and often at the instant when we despaired of success. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#66. Probably the only type of cosmetic surgery I'd consider is having my bust reduced. It's alright for my current role in 'The Marquise' because it's a costume drama, which means boned corsets and a bit of cleavage, but it's a drag otherwise. - Author: Kate O'Mara
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#67. Mean-spirited mediocrities, especially those with a smattering of learning, are the most likely to be opinionated. Only strong minds know how to correct their opinions and abandon a bad position. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#68. We need not regard what good a friend has done us, but only his desire to do us good. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#69. War often breaks out when there is the most talk of peace. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#70. When we reckon without Providence, we must frequently reckon twice. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#71. Delicacy is to love what grace is to beauty. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#72. I hear nothings, I speak nothings, I take interest in nothing and from nothing to nothing I travel gently down the dull way which leads to becoming nothing. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#73. Everything seems insupportable to me. This may very well be because I am insupportable myself. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#74. Woman softens her own troubles by generously solacing those of others. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#75. There is no real evil in life, except great pain; all the rest is imaginary, and depends on the light in which we view things - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#76. Ah! I shall repeat it endlessly, the only misfortune is to be born! - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#77. The distance doesn't matter; it is only the first step that is difficult. - Author: Mari De Vichy-Chamrond Marquise Du Deffand
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#78. It is day by day that we go forward; today we are as we were yesterday and tomorrow we shall be like ourselves today. So we go on without being aware of it, and this is one of the miracles of Providence that I so love. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#79. We must always live in hope; without that consolation there would be no living. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#80. Matrimony is a very dangerous disorder; I had rather drink. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#81. There is nothing so lovely as to be beautiful. Beauty is a gift of God and we should cherish it as such. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#82. Criticism should awaken our attention, not inflame our anger. We should listen to, and not flee from, those who contradict us. Truth should be our cause, no matter in what manner it comes to us. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#83. Gloom and sadness are poison to us, and the origin of hysterics. You are right in thinking that this disease is in the imagination; you have defined it perfectly; it is vexation which causes it to spring up, and fear that supports it. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#84. We like so much to hear people talk of us and of our motives, that we are charmed even when they abuse us. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#85. God is not more incomprehensible than you; but if he is not more just, it is hardly worth while beIieving in him. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#86. Self-love is even deceived by self-love, because by looking out for our own interests and disregarding those of other people, we lose the advantage that comes with the exchange of favors. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#87. Self-love makes us deceive ourselves in almost all matters, to censure others, and to blame them for the same faults that we do not correct in ourselves; we do this either because we are unaware of the evil that exists within us, or because we always see our own evil disguised as a good. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#88. In all nations truth is the most sublime, the most simple, the most difficult, and yet the most natural thing. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#89. If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#90. It is such a great fault to talk too much that, in business and conversation, if what is good is also brief, it is doubly good, and one gains by brevity what one often loses by an excess of words. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#91. We prefer people who are trying to imitate us more than those who are trying to equal us. This is because imitation is a sign of esteem, but the desire to equal others is a sign of envy. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#92. The world has no long injustices. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#93. When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#94. Marquise de Merteuil: I've distilled every thing to one single principle: win or die. - Author: Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos De Laclos
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#95. Often the desire to appear competent impedes our ability to become competent, because we more anxious to display our knowledge than to learn what we do not know. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#96. We are never satisfied with having done well; and in endeavoring to do better, we do much worse. - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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#97. Rules of society are nothing; one's conscience is the umpire. - Author: Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
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#98. Ignorance makes for weakness and fear; knowledge gives strength and confidence. Nothing surprises an intellect that knows all things with a sense of discrimination. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#99. Those who foolishly pride themselves on their nobility mistake that which makes them noble, for it is only the virtue of their ancestors that gives them noble blood. - Author: Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...
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#100. Nothing is so capable of overturning a good intention as to show a distrust of it; to be suspected for an enemy, is often sufficient to make a person become one ... - Author: Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne
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