The temperament reflects everything like a mirror![Also known as:]Human nature is a mirror, sir, the clearest mirror![Зеркало натура, зеркало-с, самое прозрачное-с!]
The human animal is a beast that dies but the fact that he’s dying don’t give him pity for others, no sir.
Human nature is a vast impenetrable forest which no one can know in its entirety. Not even a mother knows her child’s deepest secrets.
Frightful condition of the human race! there is no one of its joys that does not come from some species of ignorance.[Affreuse condition de l’homme! il n’y a pas un de ses bonheurs qui ne vienne d’une ignorance quelconque.]