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It is natural for the mind to believe, and for the will to love; so that, for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false. - Pensées


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For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in Read more
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Nature has set us so well in the center, that if Read more
The imagination enlarges little objects so as to Read more
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Things which have most hold on us, as the Read more
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to Read more