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I hate war: it ruins conversation.
Bernard de Fontenelle
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By theme: War   Wit  

There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Beauty   Women  

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Love   Men   Women  

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with facts for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
Josef Ernest Renan
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By theme: Education   Science  

We can not stop wishing our wishes.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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By theme: Philosophy   Psychology   Wisdom  

You are responsible for not only what you say, but also for what you do not say.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Behavior   Person  

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Marriage  

One may smile, smile and be a villain.
William Shakespeare
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By theme: Behavior   Character