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Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Society   State  

We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgment of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Carl Gustav Jung
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By theme: Knowledge   Psychology   Truth   Wisdom  

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Person   Psychology   Wisdom  

The people are to be taken in very small doses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Cynicism   Knowledge   Wisdom  

Experience teaches only the teachable.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Education   Wisdom  

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butler
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By theme: Friendship   Money  

When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Love   Psychology  

Woman is woman`s natural ally.
Euripides
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By theme: Women  

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Stupidity   Wit  

We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Person  

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Marriage   Relations  

For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Behavior   Friendship  

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Anatole France
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By theme: Lie   Society  

The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Evil   Person  

Words are loaded pistols.
Jean Paul Sartre
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme: Politics   Society  

Under a government, which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Politics   Society   State  

A happy marriage is a long conversation, which always seems too short.
Andre Maurois
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By theme: Happiness   Marriage  

Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe - the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
Immanuel Kant
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By theme: Philosophy   Psychology  

In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Politics   Society   War   Wit