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He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.
Thomas Fuller
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By theme: Behavior   Character  

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Religion  

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Relations  

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Conscience   Philosophy   Wisdom  

Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
Joseph Addison
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By theme: Behavior   Person  

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Cynicism  

A person dishonored is worst than dead.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme: Person  

Men willingly believe what they wish.
Julius Caesar
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme: Feelings  

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

In the field of scientific observation chance favors the prepared mind.
Louis Pasteur
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By theme: Science  

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president but they don`t want them to become politicians in the process.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme: Politics  

Women have a genius for love; men can only learn the art indifferently.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme: Men   Women  

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Old  

Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Fashion  

Common sense is not so common.
Voltaire
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By theme: Wit  

Truth comes out of error more easily than out of confusion.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Truth  

Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Marriage  

Sex without love is an empty gesture. But as empty gestures go, it is one of the best.
Woody Allen
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By theme: Love  

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom