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Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Marriage   Relations  

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Childhood   Happiness   Life  

Things forbidden have a secret charm.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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By theme: Psychology  

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
Anatole France
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By theme: Cynicism   Humor  

When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it cannot be cured.
Anton Chekhov
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By theme: Health  

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Wisdom  

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Marriage   Wit  

The soul never thinks without a picture.
Aristotle
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By theme: Psychology   Thought  

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Business   Society  

October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, December, August, and February.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Business   Wit  

All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Art   Nature  

What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Beauty  

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Person   Wisdom  

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Childhood   Happiness   Youth  

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Conscience   Husband   Marriage   Wife  

Money often costs too much.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Money   Wealth  

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Love   Men   Relations   Women  

A woman who doesn`t wear perfume has no future.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion   Future   Women  

We`d all like to vote for the best man but he`s never a candidate.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Democracy   Politics   Wit  

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
Napoleon I
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By theme: War