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"Nature abhors a vacuum" Francois Rabelais
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"Half the world does not know how the other half lives." Francois Rabelais
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"Not everyone is a debtor who wishes to be; not everyone who wishes makes creditors." Francois Rabelais
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"A bellyful is a bellyful" Francois Rabelais
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"I know of a charm by way of a prayer that will preserve a man from the violence of guns and all manner of fire-weapons and engines but it will do me no good because I do not believe it" Francois Rabelais
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"The Devil was sick - the Devil a monk would be, The Devil was well the devil a monk was he" Francois Rabelais
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"The very well and abyss of an encyclopaedia." Francois Rabelais
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"When undertaking marriage, everyone must be the judge of his own thoughts, and take counsel from himself." Francois Rabelais
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"There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation." Francois Rabelais
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"I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him." Francois Rabelais
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"A habit does not a monk make." Francois Rabelais
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"Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls." Francois Rabelais
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"Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue." Francois Rabelais
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"Debts and lies are generally mixed together." Francois Rabelais
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"For he who can wait, everything comes in time." Francois Rabelais
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"Friends, you will notice that in this world there are many more ballocks than men. Remember this." Francois Rabelais
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"From the gut comes the strut, and where hunger reigns, strength abstains." Francois Rabelais
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"Frugality is for the vulgar." Francois Rabelais
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"Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words." Francois Rabelais
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"How can I govern others, who can't even govern myself?" Francois Rabelais
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"How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?" Francois Rabelais
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