Divorce. A resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Beauty. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Politeness -- The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
Saint. A dead sinner revised and edited.
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
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