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As soon as a woman becomes ours, we are no longer theirs.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Women  

As soon as a woman becomes ours, we are no longer theirs.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Women  

Every man is guilty of all the good he didn`t do.
Voltaire
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

Words are the small change of thought.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Thought  

May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Voltaire
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By theme: Wit  

Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have been written is, when accurately defined, only the power of acting.
Voltaire
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By theme: Liberty  

A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Philosophy  

By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Albert Camus
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By theme: State  

Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme: Men  

If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

Money and time are the heaviest burdens in life: and among mortals, those who are most unhappy are the ones who have more than they need.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Happiness   Unhappiness  

The best answer to gossips is silent contempt.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Behavior  

Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Love  

A man always wants to be the first love of a woman. Women are more empathetic to such matters. They would like to be the last love of a man.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Men   Women  

It is never so difficult to speak as when we are ashamed of our silence.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild.
Immanuel Kant
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By theme: Men  

Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Behavior   Hatred   Love  

Wisdom consists of knowing how to distinguish the nature of trouble, and in choosing the lesser evil.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme: Wisdom  

There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme: Men   Psychology  

Old age comes suddenly; one day you get up in the morning and see that everything is white around.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Old