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A man, who has committed a mistake and doesn`t correct it, is committing another mistake.
Confucius
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The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Pablo Picasso
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The character of a woman rapidly develops after marriage, and sometimes seems to change, when in fact it is only complete.
Benjamin Disraeli
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The only way to read a book of aphorisms without being bored is to open it at random and, having found something that interests you, close the book and meditate.
Charles Josef de Ligne
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Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn`t they`d be married too.
Henry Louis Mencken
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The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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If you want to hide your face, walk naked.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Albert Einstein
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Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.
Honore de Balzac
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Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
George Bernard Shaw
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Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle
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You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.
Buddha
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A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Coco Chanel
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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
Euripides
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Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time: effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine de Stael
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Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Napoleon I
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One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.
Gustave Flaubert
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Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
Henry Louis Mencken
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Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Ogden Nash
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