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In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Nature  

Study the past if you would divine the future.
Confucius
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No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Behavior  

A woman will sometimes forgive the man who tries to seduce her, but never the man who misses an opportunity when offered.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme: Behavior   Men   Women  

Fortune is like a coquette; if you don`t run after her, she will run after you.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The classic literature is always modern.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Culture  

Women are very practical. They are a lot more practical than us. A man often forgets about marriage in the moment of pleasure, but the woman always reminds him.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Marriage   Men   Wit   Women  

Among all paths leading to a woman`s heart, pity is the shortest one.
George Gordon Byron
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By theme: Love   Women  

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Erich Seligmann Fromm
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By theme: Love   Psychology   Wisdom  

Those who have few affairs to attend to are great speakers. The less men think, the more they talk.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme: Behavior  

A diplomat who says "yes" means "maybe", a diplomat who says "maybe" means "no", and a diplomat who says "no" is not a diplomat.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
William Hazlitt
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By theme: Women  

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Art   Morality  

We do not yet trust the unknown power of thoughts.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Thought  

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.
Jules Henri Poincare
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I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
George Eliot
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By theme: Women  

Compliments are often insincere, but fault-finding is always genuine.
Edgar Watson Howe
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A woman should beware of a man who says he does not love anyone but her.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme: Love   Men   Women