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Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Behavior  

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
George Eliot
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By theme: Behavior   Thought   Truth  

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn`t mean politics won`t take an interest in you.
Pericles
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By theme: Politics   Society  

The man who fears nothing is as powerful as he who is feared by everybody.
Friedrich von Schiller
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By theme: Behavior   Men   Politics   Psychology  

Walking is man`s best medicine.
Hippocrates
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By theme: Health  

Join the Army, meet interesting people, kill them.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   War   Wit  

Just because nobody complains doesn`t mean all parachutes are perfect.
Benny Hill
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Only vegetables are happy.
William Faulkner
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By theme: Happiness  

There is no fundamental difference between man and the lower animals in their mental faculties... The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.
Charles Darwin
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By theme: Knowledge   Life   Science  

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Art   Childhood  

Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.
Jeremy Bentham
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By theme: Politics   Society   State   Truth  

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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By theme: History  

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
John Acton
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By theme: Behavior   Morality   Politics   Society  

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Relations  

Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Behavior   Reason   Relations   Wisdom  

The great question, which I have not been able to answer, is "What does a woman want?"
Sigmund Freud
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By theme: Psychology   Women  

Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Behavior   Childhood   Future   Life  

When it`s a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire
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By theme: Money   Religion  

Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I`m not sure about the universe.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Stupidity   Wit  

Experience is not what happens to you. It`s what you do with what happens to you.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom