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A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.   Life
A man's most open actions have a secret side to them.   Life
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of fl...   Life
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseri...   Life
An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invent...   Life
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should ...   Life
As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself m...   Life
As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which ...   Life
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principa...   Life
Don't talk to me of your Archimedes' lever. He was an absentminded per...   Life
Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, it...   Life
Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.   Life
For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore)...   Life
Going home must be like going to render an account.   Life
Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.   Life
Hang ideas! They are tramps, vagabonds, knocking at the back-door of y...   Life
History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passe...   Life
I don't like work... but I like what is in work - the chance to find y...   Life
I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been befor...   Life
It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are...   Life
It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and d...   Life
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitt...   Life
Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Government...   Life
Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and unden...   Life
Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, cons...   Life
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alon...   Life
The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from ...   Life
The East Wind, an interloper in the dominions of Westerly Weather, is ...   Life
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she love...   Life
The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; t...   Life
The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display...   Life
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomp...   Life
There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an afte...   Life
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the ...   Life
They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart....   Life
This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still ...   Life
To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a p...   Life
Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That com...   Life
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the ...   Life
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to lov...   Love
Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality.   Life
You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own i...   Life
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.   Life