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The window to the world can be covered by a newspaper.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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The majority of women have no principles of their own; they are guided by the heart, and depend for their own conduct, upon that of the men they love.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Behavior   Women  

Love the quest; marriage the conquest; divorce the inquest.
Helen Rowland
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Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
Henry Ford
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All cats are gray in the dark.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Wisdom  

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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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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The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Fashion  

We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
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Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o`clock is a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson
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Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Behavior   Cynicism   Psychology  

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
Anatole France
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A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.
Oscar Wilde
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The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Politics   Society  

When you take stuff from one writer it`s plagiarism; but when you take it from many writers, it`s research.
Wilson Mizner
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The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you`ll make one.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
Mark Twain
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Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Relations  

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence, which could support this.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Men   Reason   Thought