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Love, which is only an episode in the life of man, is the entire history of woman`s life.
Germaine de Stael
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By theme: Life   Love   Men   Women  

There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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By theme: Envy  

The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme: Democracy   Stupidity  

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Business  

Nature has given women two painful but heavenly gifts, which distinguish them, and often raise them above human nature, - compassion and enthusiasm. By compassion, they devote themselves; by enthusiasm they exalt themselves.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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By theme: Nature   Women  

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
George Orwell
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By theme: Behavior   Truth  

Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Feelings   Person   Thought  

Hatred may be engendered by good deeds as well as bad ones.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme: Behavior   Good   Hatred  

A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Person  

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Destiny  

He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Behavior   Reason  

God in his wisdom made the fly and then forgot to tell us why.
Ogden Nash
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Behavior   Men   Women  

Always turn to strange gods; they will listen to you out of turn.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Religion   Wit  

I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it`s only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it`s two hours. That`s relativity.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Humor   Science   Wit  

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Behavior   Liberty  

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Business   Good   Money  

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Death   Wisdom  

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Patriotism   Reason