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Women like silent men. They think they`re listening.
Marcel Achard
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By theme: Relations   Women  

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Men   Wit   Women  

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Abraham Lincoln
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By theme: Friendship  

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Wisdom  

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Philosophy   Psychology   Reason  

We don`t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Life is short. The sooner a man begins to enjoy his wealth the better.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Life   Wealth  

The ordinary true, or purely real, cannot be the object of the arts. Illusion on a ground of truth - that is the secret of the fine arts.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Art  

Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Success  

One should never know too precisely whom one has married.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Marriage   Psychology  

To you I`m an atheist, but for God I`m a constructive opposition.
Woody Allen
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Friendship  

Only fools and charlatans know and understand everything.
Anton Chekhov
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By theme: Thought   Wit  

Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.
Voltaire
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By theme: Psychology   Wit  

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.
Kurt Vonnegut
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By theme: Thought  

Hope for pleasure is almost as enjoyable as the pleasure itself.
William Shakespeare
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By theme: Feelings   Wisdom  

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Wealth  

If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Life  

Success isn`t everything but it makes a man stand straight.
Lillian Hellman
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By theme: Success