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A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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By theme: Humor   Politics   Wit  

Perseverance can overcome all obstacles. Even the laws of nature cannot stop it.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Behavior  

It is unhealthy to live. He who lives, dies.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Life   Wit  

When you say that you agree with a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Otto von Bismarck
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By theme: Politics   Relations  

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne and I myself have founded empires; but upon what do these creations of our genius depend? Upon force, Jesus alone founded His empire upon love; and to this very day millions would die for Him.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Love  

Do not respond to the evil or evil will never end.
Buddha
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By theme: Evil   Philosophy  

All the forces of humanity are concentrated in gold.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Wealth  

The elegance and beauty cannot be separated from health.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Beauty   Health  

A woman`s heart remains unknown.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme: Psychology   Women  

Consciousness reigns but does not rule.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Conscience   Philosophy  

A clever woman has millions of born foes, - all stupid men.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Men   Women  

Wishes father thought, but they don`t breed evidence.
John Galsworthy
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By theme: Wit  

Ask me not what I have, but what I am.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Person  

I live in a room and I go to work and I play a game called getting through the day while you wait for the night.
Lillian Hellman
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By theme: Men   Relations   Women  

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy  

God help those who do not help themselves.
Wilson Mizner
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By theme: Wit  

Intercourse with women is the element of good manners.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Education   Relations   Women  

Complete success alienates a man from his fellows, but suffering makes kinsmen of us all.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Relations   Success  

In human life there is a constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.
Plutarch
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By theme: Life  

False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme: Society