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Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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To whom should we marry freedom, to make it multiply?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Liberty  

There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion   Psychology  

You cannot pretend freedom!
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Liberty   Politics   Psychology   Society   Wit  

A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Reason  

Who will guard the guards themselves?
Decimus Junius Juvenal
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By theme: Wisdom   Wit  

I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
Mae West
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By theme: Humor   Love   Wit  

There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.
Marcel Achard
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To be awake is to be alive.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Life  

A man`s own good breeding is the best security against other people`s ill manners.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Education   Society  

It isn`t enough for you to love money - it`s also necessary that money should love you.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Money   Wit  

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Thought   Work  

A precedent embalms a principle.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Society   State  

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Happiness   Society   Unhappiness  

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Knowledge   Wisdom  

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
Winston Churchill
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The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Behavior   Character   Feelings   Psychology  

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Marriage   Men   Women