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Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Person   Psychology  

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Relations  

It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one`s hat keeps blowing off.
Woody Allen
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
Henry Kissinger
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By theme: Behavior   Politics  

Women equitable, logical, and utterly just! Mercy upon us! If they were, population would cease, the world would be a howling wilderness.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme: Women  

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Life  

If you are afraid of being lonely, don`t try to be right.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Relations  

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Behavior   Politics   Thought   Wisdom  

Old age is a shipwreck.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme: Old  

Nothing good ever comes of violence.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Education   Society  

Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
Anatole France
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By theme: Love   Religion  

Don`t worry about avoiding temptation... as you grow older, it will avoid you.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Cynicism   Old   Wisdom  

Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Love   War  

I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved.
George Eliot
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By theme: Love  

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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By theme: Person   Thought  

It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
David Hume
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By theme: Liberty  

It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.
Jerome K. Jerome
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By theme: Behavior   Lie   Truth   Wit  

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Irwin Corey
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Wit