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From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step

  1. In life, things that are noble and magnificent are never far from things that are trivial and laughable. This saying has been attributed to both Napoleon Bonaparte and the French statesman Talleyrand.


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axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

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from the sublime to the ridiculousfrom the word go