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Admiration spoils all from infancy. Ah! How well said! Ah! How well done! How well-behaved he is! etc. - Pensées


We are so presumptuous that we would wish to be Read more
Pride takes such natural possession of us in the Read more
Man is obviously made to think. It is his whole Read more
Il n'est pas honteux pour l'homme de succomber Read more
When I commenced the study of man... I thought at Read more
How wonderful it is that a thing so evident as Read more
after all he is only a man, that is to say Read more
As men are not able to fight against death Read more
What is it to be superintendent, chancellor Read more
To be happy man would have to make himself Read more
But will you say what object has he in all this Read more
We do not rest satisfied with the present. We Read more
Thus passes away all man's life. Men seek rest in Read more
They say that eclipses foretoken misfortune Read more
a king attended with every pleasure he can Read more
We know ourselves so little, that many think they Read more