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A fanatic is one who can`t change his mind and won`t change the subject.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Character   Politics  

A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Cynicism  

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Religion   Science  

We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another which will be eternal.
Anatole France
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By theme: Life  

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he`s in love with her.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Relations   Women  

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Society   State  

If you don`t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won`t have to work.
Ogden Nash
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By theme: Behavior   Money  

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
Otto von Bismarck
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By theme: Politics   State  

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Buddha
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

No nation has friends, only interests.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme: Politics   State  

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior  

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Plato
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By theme: Democracy   Liberty  

I`m opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one`s ignorance.
Confucius
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By theme: Knowledge   Truth   Wisdom  

All generalizations are false, including this one.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme: Philosophy   Truth  

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butler
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By theme: Lie   Reason   Truth  

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Science   Society   Wit  

When gossip grows old it becomes myth.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: History   Humor   Wit  

Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Liberty  

If you can count your money, you don`t have a billion dollars.
John Paul Getty
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By theme: Money   Wealth   Wit