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A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Andre Maurois
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By theme: Marriage  

I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Time   Wisdom  

Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Happiness   Humor   Men   Wealth   Wit  

Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him and pygmy in its proportions when it follows.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme: Person   Society  

The honeymoon is not actually over until we cease to stifle our yawns.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Marriage   Wit  

Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it - to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Friendship   Men   Women  

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Love   Wit  

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Love  

Saving love doesn`t bring any interest.
Mae West
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By theme: Love  

Know that morality is a curb, not a spur.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Morality  

A delicacy of taste is favorable to love and friendship, by confining our choice to few people, and making us indifferent to the company and conversation of the greater part of men.
David Hume
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.
Armand de Richelieu
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By theme: War  

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Behavior   Business  

A wretched woman is more unfortunate than a wretched man.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Men   Women  

Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only the shallow people who do not judge by appearance.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Beauty   Psychology  

The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Politics   Science   Society  

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Politics   Society  

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Thought   Work  

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a big ship.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Behavior   Finance   Money