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Better late than never.
Titus Livius
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy   Time   Wisdom  

I believe I`ve found the missing link between animal and civilized man. It`s us.
Konrad Lorenz
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Lord, protect me from my friends; I can take care of my enemies.
Voltaire
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By theme: Friendship   Relations  

Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Knowledge   Psychology   Religion  

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

We can never be certain of our courage until we have faced danger.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

As soon as there is life there is danger.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Life  

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
Plato
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By theme: Liberty   Society  

The enemy is anybody who`s going to get you killed, no matter which side he`s on.
Joseph Heller
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By theme: Society  

History books that contain no lies are extremely tedious.
Anatole France
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By theme: History   Lie  

Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Hatred   Love   Relations  

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Behavior   Society   Thought   Wisdom  

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Conscience   Humor  

Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Art   History  

Is it a progress if a cannibal uses knife and fork?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor  

What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally happens.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Destiny   Life  

If you can`t explain it simply, you don`t understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Psychology   Reason   Science  

I can resist everything except temptation.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Behavior   Love   Wit  

We are never so happy or unhappy as we imagine.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Happiness   Psychology   Unhappiness  

Don`t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
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By theme: Behavior   Relations   Society