„Translation: Poison cures in certain contingencies, and in those cases poison is not an evil thing.“

—  Жан-Луи Гез де Бальзак, Le venin guerit en quelque rencontre, et, ce cas-là, le venin n'est pas mauvais. Aristippe, ou De la cour (1658), Discours VI. Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 139.
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Le venin guerit en quelque rencontre, et, ce cas-là, le venin n'est pas mauvais.

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