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The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France
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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Winston Churchill
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It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Love   Marriage  

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Confucius
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Politics   Society   Wit  

When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn`t a sign that they "don`t understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
Helen Rowland
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The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.
Blaise Pascal
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Where there`s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Love   Marriage  

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
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By theme: Finance   Money   Wealth  

The penalty that good men pay for not being interested in politics is to be governed by men worse than themselves.
Plato
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By theme: Person   Politics  

Married men are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Behavior   Husband  

Good breeding consists in having no particular mark of any profession, but a general elegance of manners.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Behavior  

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you!
Coco Chanel
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Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Carl Gustav Jung
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By theme: Knowledge   Psychology   Truth  

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Behavior   Politics   Society  

An aura as "a visible soul".
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Happiness   Marriage   Men   Wit  

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
Helen Rowland
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There never was a good knife made of bad steel.
Benjamin Franklin
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Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
Aesop
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