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Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Liberty   Thought   Wisdom  

When you are young you think money is the most important thing in life. When you are old, you know it.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Money   Old   Youth  

Where there is love there is no question.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Love  

We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Psychology  

Maybe this world is another planet`s hell.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Philosophy  

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
Samuel Butler
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By theme: Life  

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Politics   Society  

Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme: Philosophy   Thought   Wisdom  

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

Do you know what a pessimist is? A person who thinks everybody as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Person   Wit  

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

It is not so much our friends` help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
Democritus
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By theme: Friendship   Psychology   Truth   Wisdom  

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Behavior   Character   Wisdom  

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Character  

In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
Aristotle
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By theme: Feelings   Women  

No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Men   Wisdom   Women  

A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.
Heraclitus
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By theme: Psychology   Thought   Wisdom  

Honest men love women; those who deceive them adore them.
Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais
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By theme: Behavior   Love   Men   Relations   Women  

Sometimes you have to be silent to be heard.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Wisdom   Wit