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A woman's heart must... A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.
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Blessed is the influence... Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
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Friendship is the inexpressible... Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
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He was like a... He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
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I like not only... I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear. 
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Ignorant kindness may have... Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.
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It is always fatal... It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.
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Life began with waking... Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
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Life seems to go... Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.
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Little children are still... Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
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Our deeds still travel... Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
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Perhaps the most delightful... Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
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Rome - the city... Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
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The golden moments in... The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
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The intense happiness of... The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.
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There is no despair... There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
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What do we live... What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? 
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What do we live... What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
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Whether happiness may come... Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
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