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A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies; but a handsome fool is irresistible.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Politics   State  

Love is what you make it and who you make it with.
Mae West
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By theme: Love  

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Happiness   Humor  

The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Feelings   Vice  

One good husband is worth two good wives; for the scarcer things are, the more they`re valued.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Husband   Wife  

Divorces are made in heaven.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Relations  

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain
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In the duel of sex woman fights from a dreadnought and man from an open raft.
Henry Louis Mencken
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One should forgive one`s enemies, but not before they are hanged.
Heinrich Heine
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In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Galileo Galilei
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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Behavior   Character  

All religions have been made by men.
Napoleon I
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Everything comes to him who waits, except a loaned book.
Kin Hubbard
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Don`t give a woman advice; one should never give a woman anything she can`t wear in the evening.
Oscar Wilde
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Many young persons believe themselves natural when they are only impolite and coarse.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
Buddha
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We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Destiny  

Jests that give pains are no jests.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

Silence is not always tact, and it is tact that is golden, not silence.
Samuel Butler
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By theme: Behavior