Vice and Virtue
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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well dance with it.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
If only bad habits could be broken as easily as hearts!
The more debauched one becomes, the more one's fantasies revolve around chastity.
Alas, fortune does not change men; it unmasks them.
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.