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Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Ernest Hemingway
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By theme: War  

The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Society   State  

Even though they grow weary and wear themselves out with child-bearing, it does not matter; let them go on bearing children till they die, that is what they are there for.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Childhood   Life  

Whoever speaks of Europe is wrong: it is a geographical expression.
Otto von Bismarck
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By theme: Politics  

We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?
Jean Rostand
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By theme: Humor   Lie   Truth   Wit  

When the rich make war it`s the poor that die.
Jean Paul Sartre
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By theme: War   Wealth  

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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By theme: Finance   Wealth  

A grand passion is the privilege of people who have nothing to do.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Feelings   Love   Wit  

The more we love a mistress, the nearer we are to hating her.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Hatred   Love  

Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don`t bite everybody.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Thought   Wit  

It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Happiness   Money   Psychology   Thought  

Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second nature in a married man.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Lie  

I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Marriage   Men   Women  

It is a certain rule that wit and passion are entirely incompatible. When the affections are moved, there is no place for the imagination.
David Hume
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By theme: Psychology   Wit  

Questions show the mind`s range, and answers its subtlety.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Person   Psychology  

To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much impossible.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy   Wisdom  

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Science   Stupidity  

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Society  

He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.
Buddha
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By theme: Love   Philosophy  

Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage   War