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    He who hates vice hates men.

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  2. 9

    Books worth reading once are worth reading twice; and what is most important of all, the masterpieces of literature are worth reading a thousand times.

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  3. 8

    In politics the choice is constantly between two evils.

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  4. 7

    You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.

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  5. 6

    The essence of a quote is the compression of a mass of thought and observation into a single saying.

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  6. 5

    A proverb is good sense brought to a point.

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    Nature, in her most dazzling aspects or stupendous parts, is but the background and theater of the tragedy of man.

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    Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law.

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    Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.

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    The essence of morality is the subjugation of nature in obedience to social needs.

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