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If you tell the truth, you don`t have to remember anything.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Truth  

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Aristotle
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By theme: Men   Nature  

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
Andre Gide
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By theme: Hatred   Love   Person  

Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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By theme: Love  

Characters never change. Opinions alter, - characters are only developed.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Character  

We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
George Sand
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By theme: Behavior   Life  

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Art   Behavior  

Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Behavior   Cynicism   Money  

You will never win if you never begin.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Psychology  

When a man makes a woman his wife, it`s the highest compliment he can pay her, and it`s usually the last.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Relations   Women  

We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme: Patriotism   Society   State  

He who can govern a woman can govern a nation.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Behavior   Women  

The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Life   Society  

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Person   Thought  

You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.
Anatole France
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By theme: Behavior   Love   Psychology   Wisdom  

It is a part of good breeding that a man should be polite even to himself.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Education   Person   Psychology  

Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom