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The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory. Giacomo Casanova#Uncategorized 66
Giacomo Casanova#Uncategorized 66
I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent. Giacomo Casanova#Food 65
Giacomo Casanova#Food 65
As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other. Giacomo Casanova#Women 58
Giacomo Casanova#Women 58
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms. Giacomo Casanova#Charms 55
Giacomo Casanova#Charms 55
Thence, I suppose, my natural disposition to make fresh acquaintances, and to break with them so readily, although always for a good reason, and never through mere fickleness. Giacomo Casanova#Uncategorized 55
Giacomo Casanova#Uncategorized 55
I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools. Giacomo Casanova#Intelligence 52
Giacomo Casanova#Intelligence 52
I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death. Giacomo Casanova#Death 52
Giacomo Casanova#Death 52
It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless. Giacomo Casanova#Uncategorized 50
Giacomo Casanova#Uncategorized 50
For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent. Giacomo Casanova#Faith 49
Giacomo Casanova#Faith 49
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy. Giacomo Casanova#Arises 46
Giacomo Casanova#Arises 46
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