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Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Cynicism   Friendship   Wit  

In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Nature   Philosophy  

Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.
Wilson Mizner
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

There was no great genius without some touch of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Person   Wisdom  

One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme: Business   Feelings   Philosophy  

Very few of us are what we seem.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Psychology   Truth   Wisdom  

A husband who submits to his wife`s yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman`s influence ought to be entirely concealed.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Husband   Relations   Wife  

Fashion is, for the most part, nothing but the ostentation of riches.
John Locke
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By theme: Fashion  

Tell me what company you keep and I`ll tell you what you are.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme: Behavior   Person  

You`ll live. Only the best get killed.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme: Destiny   Life   Wit  

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.
Buddha
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By theme: Philosophy   Thought  

The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: History   Society  

No one loves the man whom he fears.
Aristotle
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By theme: Love   Relations  

Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Person   Relations  

Prayer must never be answered: if it is, it ceases to be prayer and becomes correspondence.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Humor   Religion   Wit  

Real is what can be measured.
Max Planck
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By theme: Philosophy   Reason   Science  

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
Alighieri Dante
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By theme: Behavior   Morality   Politics   Religion  

Ignorance is the mother of devotion.
Robert Burton
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By theme: Behavior   Knowledge   Psychology  

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme: Politics   Society  

The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.
Hermann Hesse
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By theme: Destiny   Person   Philosophy