We are not satisfied with real life; we want to live some imaginary life in the eyes of other people and to seem different from what we actually are

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When I consider the short duration of my life, swallowed up in the eternity before and after, the little space I fill, and even can see, engulfed in the infinite immensity of space of which I am ignorant, and which knows me not, I am frightened, and am astonished at being here rather than there, why now rather than then?

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Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere

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Nature diversifies and imitates; art imitates and diversifies.

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Mutual cheating is the foundation of society.

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Love has its reasons that Reason knows not

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Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.

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There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who believe they are sinners, the sinners who believe they are righteous.

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Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.

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Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.

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