Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself, the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle, or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.

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The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

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The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.

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