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We are all old children.
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Don't cut what you can untie.
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Close your eyes and you will see.
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Wisdom is the strength of the weak.
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Are you listening to the ones who keep quiet?
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Writing is closer to thinking than to speaking.
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Melancholy: when we have sorrows without a name.
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God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
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Maxims, because what is isolated can be seen better.
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The imagination has made more discoveries than the eye.
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What is promised to you in dreams is given to you in dreams!
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To seek wisdom rather than truth. It is more within our grasp.
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The only good in man is his young feelings and his old thoughts.
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He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.
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Everything is a game except what makes the soul better or worse.
Good and Evil
Good and Evil
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Thought forms in the soul in the same way clouds form in the air.
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The talkative man speaks from his mouth, the eloquent man speaks from his heart.
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The poet must not cross an interval with a step when he can cross it with a leap.
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Through memory we travel against time, through forgetfulness we follow its course.
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We are in the world as words are in a book. Each generation is like a line, a phrase.
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The essential thing is not that there be many truths in a work, but that no truth be abused.
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Give me a morality that equally suits the healthy and the sick, men and women, children, adults, and old people.
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Ideas never lack for words. It is words that lack ideas. As soon as the idea has come to its last degree of perfection, the word blossoms; or, if you like, it blossoms from the word that presents it and clothes it.