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In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Repentance is accepted remorse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

The best advice on the art of being happy is about as easy to follow as advice to be well when one is sick.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

The chains which cramp us most are those which weigh on us least.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

The mind wears the colors of the soul, as a valet those of his master.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

There are words which are worth as much as the best actions, for they contain the germ of them all.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Youth should be a savings bank.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Peter Conrad
Leonard L. Levinson
Ichiro Suzuki
Nicholas Lea