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He alone deserves liberty and life, who daily must win them anew.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Liberty  

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Knowledge   Science  

Politeness is organized indifference.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Behavior   Feelings   Relations  

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Love  

Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme: Egoism   Old   Youth  

Have no friends not equal to you.
Confucius
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By theme: Friendship  

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Life  

Middle age is when you`ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
Ogden Nash
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By theme: Humor   Old  

There is only one proof of ability - action.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy  

Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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By theme: Psychology   Thought   Wisdom  

The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Husband   Relations   Wife  

Don`t be a snob. Never lie when the truth is more profitable.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Wit  

To know what to ask is already to know half.
Aristotle
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By theme: Wisdom  

It`s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what`s required.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Business   Wisdom  

Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person three or four times.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Life  

If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Anatole France
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By theme: Society   Stupidity  

When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Relations   Women  

The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Evil   Humor   Money  

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that`s no reason not to give it.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Cynicism