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Pagina 40 - THE most agreeable of all companions is a simple, frank man, without any high pretensions to an oppressive greatness : one who loves life and understands the use of it ; obliging, alike at all hours ; above all, of a golden temper, and steadfast as an anchor. For such an one we gladly exchange the greatest genius, the most brilliant wit, the profoundest thinker.
Pagina 39 - ... flattery ; forego the gracious pressure of the hand, for which others cringe and crawl. Wrap yourself in your own virtue, and seek a. friend, and your daily bread. If you have, in such a course, grown gray with unblenched honor, bless God, and die.
Pagina 91 - Therefore do her entrails yearn over his wailings ; her heart beats quicker at his joy ; her blood flows more softly through her veins, when the breast at which he drinks knits him to her. In every uncorrupted nation of the earth, this feeling is the same. Climate, which changes every thing else, changes not that.
Pagina 147 - To have freedom, is only to have that which is absolutely necessary to enable us to be what we ought to be, and to possess what we ought to possess.
Pagina 228 - ... courage to use it without the guidance of another. Sapere aude ! — have the courage to use your own understanding, is therefore the motto of enlightenment.