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Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

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