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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Behavior   Love   Psychology  

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme: Money  

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that is not enough that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Margaret Thatcher
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By theme: Success  

A + B + C = Success if, A = Hard Work, B = Hard Play, C = Keeping your mouth shut.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Humor  

It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
Anatole France
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By theme: Behavior   Thought  

Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Humor   Relations  

A man who desires to get married should know either everything or nothing.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Men  

Morality is either a social contract or you have to pay cash.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Morality   Wit  

When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Vice  

A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Friendship  

It is easier to stay out than get out.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

Never do anything yourself that others can do for you.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Plato
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By theme: Love  

The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Happiness   Wealth  

The secret to humor is surprise.
Aristotle
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By theme: Humor  

I`m not denying the women are foolish: God Almighty made them to match the men.
George Eliot
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By theme: Humor   Men   Women  

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom   Wit  

It is unmistakable madness to live in poverty only to die rich.
Decimus Junius Juvenal
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By theme: Behavior   Wealth  

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior