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Never trust a husband too far or a bachelor too near.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Husband  

It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
Marcel Achard
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By theme: Psychology  

Every sentence that I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Niels Bohr
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By theme: Science  

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Behavior   Egoism   Truth  

I want to know the thoughts of God. Everything else is just details.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Science  

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Person   Reason   Wit  

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Education   Old   Youth  

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Behavior   Reason   Wisdom  

A stupid man`s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Psychology   Stupidity  

Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Marriage  

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Marriage  

How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person?
Marcel Achard
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Truth  

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Cynicism   Reason  

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Plato
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Hatred   Life  

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
Aristotle
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Wisdom  

Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Good   Husband  

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
Epictetus
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By theme: Religion  

I don`t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
Plutarch
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By theme: Friendship