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Love knows nothing of modesty.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Love  

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Husband   Wife  

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Andre Gide
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By theme: Behavior   Truth  

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France
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By theme: Life   Reason  

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Future   Politics   Wisdom  

He who believes in freedom of the will has never loved and never hated.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Hatred   Liberty   Love  

If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.
John Galsworthy
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By theme: Behavior   Future  

A clever woman often compromises her husband; a stupid woman only compromises herself.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme: Stupidity   Husband   Women  

Nothing shows a man`s character more than what he laughs at.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Behavior   Character  

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it`s not the same river and he`s not the same man.
Heraclitus
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By theme: Men   Time   Wisdom  

To escape criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Old   Wisdom  

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Happiness   Unhappiness  

An honest man is always a child.
Socrates
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By theme: Behavior   Childhood   Men   Morality  

A book is a mirror: if an ass peers into it, you can`t expect an apostle to look out.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Education   Knowledge  

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Men  

There are times and countries when the only place for an honest man is in jail.
Thomas Mann
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By theme: Time   Society  

Patience is also a form of action.
Auguste Rodin
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Lovers become biographers.
Irwin Shaw
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By theme: Love   Men   Women  

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
Stephen Leacock
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By theme: Behavior   Humor   Love   Marriage   Men   Women