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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Happiness  

Nothing succeeds so well as success.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme: Wit  

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher`s stone.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Business   Life   Money   Philosophy  

People of intelligence often treat business the way ignorant people treat books.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Behavior   Business   Reason   Wisdom  

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Friendship   Love   Marriage   Unhappiness  

I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Voltaire
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By theme: Democracy   Liberty   Society   Thought  

Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Friendship   Love   Time  

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Marriage  

Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Morality   Philosophy   Psychology  

I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Friendship   Psychology   Relations  

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion  

Suppose you succeed in breaking the wall with your head. And what, then, will you do in the next cell?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Cynicism   Humor   Wit  

We learn from experience that people don`t learn from experience.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Behavior   Life   Wisdom  

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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By theme: Psychology   Reason   Truth  

Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
Novalis
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By theme: Marriage   Wit  

An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Politics  

What a miserable world! Trouble if we love, and trouble if we do not love.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme: Love  

If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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By theme: Democracy   Humor   Politics   Wit  

What is Chaos? It is the Order destroyed during Creation.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Nature   Religion   Wit  

Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Money   Wit