All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
(The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, 1881)

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Life teaches us that we are never happy except at the price of some ignorance.

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To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.

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If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

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