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The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Business   Money  

Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Marriage  

Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Behavior  

The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.
Voltaire
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Relations   Thought  

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Happiness   Life   Philosophy  

Don`t tell your dreams. What if the Freudists come to power?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Fashion   Humor   Society  

The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Cynicism   Humor   Marriage  

We do not judge the people we love.
Jean Paul Sartre
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By theme: Psychology   Relations   Thought  

Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Feelings   Reason  

It`s only the boring who are bored.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel the steadiness of your resentment.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Behavior   Relations   Wisdom  

Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.
Moliere
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Society  

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Love   Men   Relations   Women  

When a man`s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
Euripides
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By theme: Society  

Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
Antoine de Rivarol
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By theme: Relations   Society  

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.
Christian Dior
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By theme: Beauty   Fashion