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Blood alone moves the wheels of history.
Martin Luther
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By theme: History  

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
Joseph Addison
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By theme: Marriage   Women  

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

That`s the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme: Love   Nature   Women  

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Friendship   Reason  

The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme: Culture   Life   Society  

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Truth  

It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Evil   Good  

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Reason   Thought  

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Beauty   Nature  

There is nothing permanent except change.
Heraclitus
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Stupidity   Wit  

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Aristotle
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By theme: Education   Reason   Thought  

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Behavior   Knowledge   Psychology   Wisdom  

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
Plato
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By theme: Wisdom  

What they call `heart` is located far lower than the fourth waistcoat button.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody has read.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor  

The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Cynicism  

There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love  

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Philosophy