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The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke; it will therefore commence when I had attained the…
Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone…
I leave to others the decision as to the good or evil tendencies of my character, but such as it is it shines upon my…
I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the…
Thence, I suppose, my natural disposition to make fresh acquaintances, and to break with them so readily, although always for a good reason, and never…
God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He…
I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent.
In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without…
The reader of these Memoirs will discover that I never had any fixed aim before my eyes, and that my system, if it can be…
You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.
I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except…
I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises…
Worthy or not, my life is my subject, and my subject is my life.
The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
God ceases to be God only for those who can admit the possibility of His non-existence, and that conception is in itself the most severe…
Hatred, in the course of time, kills the unhappy wretch who delights in nursing it in his bosom.
I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give…
In fact, to gull a fool seems to me an exploit worthy of a witty man.
I know that I have lived because I have felt, and, feeling giving me the knowledge of my existence, I know likewise that I shall…
I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure…
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