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Never expect women to be sincere, so long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Behavior   Women  

Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Science  

A woman`s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.
Christian Dior
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By theme: Women  

The smaller the heart, the bigger the hate it shelters.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Hatred  

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Behavior   Life  

The law is reason, free from passion.
Aristotle
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By theme: Philosophy   Society  

There`s a hell of a difference between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Wit  

I never put off till tomorrow what I can do the day after.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn`t commit when he had the opportunity.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Men   Wit  

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Behavior  

It is possible to make jam from dreams. All you have to add is fruit and sugar.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Behavior   Life  

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Person   Stupidity  

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Love   Wit  

If you don`t get what you want, it`s a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price.
Rudyard Kipling
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By theme: Business   Life   Wisdom  

Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Character  

I`ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Life   Wit  

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
George Santayana
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By theme: Politics   Society  

Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
Antoine de Rivarol
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Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Democracy   Society