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Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Men   Women  

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Society   Wealth  

Every saint has a past and every sinner a future.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Humor   Religion   Wit  

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Anatole France
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By theme: Society   State  

The price of greatness is responsibility.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Politics   Society  

No man was ever wise by chance.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Wisdom  

If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Love  

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Truth   Wit  

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
Aristotle
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By theme: Democracy   Politics   Society   State  

Rudeness is the weak man`s imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Relations  

When in doubt, tell the truth.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Truth  

The greatest miracle of love is the cure of coquetry.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love  

In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Cynicism   Life   Wit  

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Behavior   Happiness   Love  

If you`d know the value of money, go and borrow some.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Finance   Money   Relations   Society  

Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

The environment is everything that isn`t me.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Philosophy  

For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Men   Relations   Women  

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Philosophy   Society  

Don`t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn`t start a conversation if it didn`t change once in a while.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Wit