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It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Mae West
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love  

All truths that are kept become poisonous.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Truth  

What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Conscience   Wit  

Chastity: the most unnatural of the sexual perversions.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Behavior   Nature  

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Politics   Society   Wit  

It`s not dying for faith that is so hard, it`s living up to it.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme: Behavior   Religion  

Every revolutionary ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Politics   Society  

A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Marriage   Men  

The general remedy of those who are uneasy without knowing the cause is change of place.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Dress changes the manners.
Voltaire
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By theme: Behavior   Fashion  

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren`t.
Sacha Guitry
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By theme: Wife  

Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom  

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that`s the essence of inhumanity.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Grace is to the body, what good sense is to the mind.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Beauty  

There are several good precautions against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Behavior   Feelings   Wit  

The love we give away is the only love we keep.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Love  

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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By theme: Men   Nature  

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle
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By theme: Psychology   Reason   Work  

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else`s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Truth   Wisdom