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Men are never so ridiculous for the qualities they have, as for those they affect to have.

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FRANCOIS LA ROCHEFOUCAULD

Words are the clothes that thoughts wear-- only the clothes.
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Samuel Butler


All men are deceived by the appearance of things, even
Homer himself who was the wisest man in Greece; for he
was deceived by boys catching lice: they said to him, "What
We have caught and what we have killed we have left
behind, but what has escaped us we bring with us.
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Heraclitus

As important as having strength is being known to have it.

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McGeorge Bundy In Foreign Affairs

Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.

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Jean Genet

Being is not what it seems. Nor non-being. The world's existence is not in the world.

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Rumi

But to see him in that way, how shall I be able to judge of his character? I shall merely see his outward appearance, look and mien; but as to the rest, Isabella, what trust can I put in it? These flattering mirrors reflect imperfectly what is within; the appearance is often a gay deceiver; what defects of mind lie hidden under its beauty!
And what fair exteriors conceal base souls! The eyes, no doubt, in this important choice of a husband, mus...
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Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille (6 June 1606 - 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called "the founder of French tragedy"� and produced plays for nearly forty years.

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Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not."

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E.R. Beadle

I have wandered in a face, for hours . . ."

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Robert Bly

An American poet, author, activist and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement in the United States

As important as having strength is being known to have it.

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McGeorge Bundy In Foreign Affairs

Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.

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Jean Genet

But to see him in that way, how shall I be able to judge of his character? I shall merely see his outward appearance, look and mien; but as to the rest, Isabella, what trust can I put in it? These flattering mirrors reflect imperfectly what is within; the appearance is often a gay deceiver; what defects of mind lie hidden under its beauty!

And what fair exteriors conceal base souls! The eyes, no doubt, in this important choice of a husband, m...
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If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would man believe and adore,and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the City of God!
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