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Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
Niels Bohr
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By theme: Future  

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is. I believe in the latter.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Life   Philosophy  

Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Beauty   Behavior   Feelings  

The first symptom of true love in a young man is timidity, in a girl it is boldness. The two sexes have a tendency to approach, and each assumes the qualities of the other.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Behavior   Love   Psychology  

I don`t know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Future   Society   War  

Poverty does not bring unhappiness; it brings degradation.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Society   Unhappiness  

To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.
Anatole France
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

Money is like an arm or leg: use it or lose it.
Henry Ford
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By theme: Business   Money  

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can`t be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Men   Psychology   Relations   Women  

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Behavior   Character  

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Psychology   Thought   Wisdom  

One must change one`s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one`s superiority.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Behavior   War   Wisdom  

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Carl Gustav Jung
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By theme: Psychology   Relations  

Frequent punishments are always a sign of weakness or laziness on the part of a government.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Behavior   Society   State  

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Knowledge   Wisdom  

Do not walk on the well-trodden path - you may slip.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Wit  

Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
Anatole France
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By theme: Behavior   Morality   Wisdom  

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Stupidity   Wit  

He who cannot feel friendship is alike incapable of love. Let a woman beware of the man who owns that he loves no one but herself.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme: Friendship   Love