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Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine de Rivarol
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No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there`s too much fraternizing with the enemy.
Henry Kissinger
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The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.
Blaise Pascal
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If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.
Buddha
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What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Cynicism   Psychology   Vice  

A bad cold wouldn`t be so annoying if it weren`t for the advice of our friends.
Kin Hubbard
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Just as politeness imitates kindness, so does grace imitate modesty.
Joseph Joubert
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Friendship, love, and piety ought to be handled with a sort of mysterious secrecy; they ought to be spoken of only in the rare moments of perfect confidence, to be mutually understood in silence. Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.
Novalis
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All things are difficult before they are easy.
Thomas Fuller
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We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
William Somerset Maugham
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Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon I
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Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
Stendhal
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Getting divorced just because you don`t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
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If anyone accuses me of contradicting myself, I reply: because I have been wrong once, or several times, I don`t intend to be wrong forever.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
Paul Valery
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Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed.
Louis XIV
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Immanuel Kant
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A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Andre Maurois
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