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We always weaken whatever we exaggerate.


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Superstition changes a man to a beast, fanaticism makes him a wild beast, and despotism a beast of burden.



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To exaggerate is to weaken.



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Our self-love can be resigned to the sacrifice of everything but itself.



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To teach successfully we must tell all we know, but only what is adaptable to the student.



We weaken what we exaggerate.

We weaken what we exaggerate.





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