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"Generosity enjoys the happiness of others, as though it were responsible for it."  (The Comte de Lautréamont, Poésies)

"Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It closely grasps an author's sentence, uses his expressions, deletes a false idea, replaces it with a right one."  (The Comte de Lautréamont)

"Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction."  (The Comte de Lautréamont)

"We have so little presumption that we should like to be known in the world, even to those who come after when we are no more. We have so little vanity that the esteem of five people, say six, amuses us, does us honour."  (The Comte de Lautréamont)

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