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    Symbologists often remarked that France-a country renowned for machismo, womanizing, and diminutive insecure leaders like Napoleon and Pepin the Short-could not have chosen a more apt national emblem than a thousand-foot phallus.

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When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, read more

When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, and make an immediate application of it, as we would of the advice of a friend whom we have purposely consulted

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night.

They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night.

by Joseph Joubert Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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Maxims are like lawyers who must need to see but one side of the case.

Maxims are like lawyers who must need to see but one side of the case.

by Frank Gelett Burgess Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

by Aristotle Found in: Maxim Quotes, Maxims Quotes,
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All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth

All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth

by William Mathews Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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It is more trouble to make a maxim than it is to do right

It is more trouble to make a maxim than it is to do right

by Mark Twain Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of the world, for he knows read more

A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of the world, for he knows how to intersperse conversation with the former in fit places, and to recollect the latter on proper occasions

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All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.

All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.

by William Mathews Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.

May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.

by Immanuel Kant Found in: Maxim Quotes,
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