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Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Men   Philosophy  

The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Men   Relations   Wife  

Love and friendship exclude each other.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Friendship   Love  

Prejudice is the reason of fools.
Voltaire
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By theme: Cynicism   Reason  

Remember, it`s as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme: Humor   Marriage  

We never love heartily but once, and that is the first time we love.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Love  

Morality is the herd instinct in the individual.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Morality  

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Science   Society  

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Feelings   Love   Wit  

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Science   Thought  

The world gets better every day - then worse again in the evening.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Life   Wit  

The man who sees both sides of a question is a man who sees absolutely nothing at all.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Knowledge   Psychology  

He who lives without folly is not so wise as he imagines.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Samuel Butler
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Little things console us because little things afflict us.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme: Feelings   Psychology  

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
John Paul Getty
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By theme: Finance   Money  

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
Confucius
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Love   Marriage   Wit  

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Aristotle
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By theme: Friendship  

An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Person   Wit