Ignorance, forgetfulness, or contempt of the rights of man are the only causes of public misfortunes and of the corruption of governments.
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Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
No one can become rich by the efforts of only their toil, but only by the discovery of some method of taxing the labor of others.
There is no wealth but life.
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
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