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Men think. Women only think that they think.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Men   Thought   Wit   Women  

Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Envy   Psychology  

At least half of sins of mankind are caused by the fear of boredom.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom   Wit  

Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
Voltaire
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By theme: Wisdom  

She commands who is blest with indifference.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Behavior  

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme: Liberty  

Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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By theme: Art   Behavior  

Though fraud in all other actions be odious, yet in matters of war it is laudable and glorious, and he who overcomes his enemies by stratagem is as much to be praised as he who overcomes them by force.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme: War  

You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.
Decimus Junius Juvenal
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By theme: Health   Reason   Wisdom  

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme: Happiness   Work  

The mistrust of husband is terrible for a wife, someday she`ll avenge for that.
Jean Rostand
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By theme: Husband   Relations   Wife  

Our most important thoughts are those that contradict our emotions.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Feelings   Thought  

It is untrue that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality; its sovereign law is subordination and dependence.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Nature   Philosophy  

The aim of education is the condition of suspended judgment on everything.
George Santayana
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By theme: Education  

If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Wit  

Unhappy is the land that is in need of heroes.
Bertolt Brecht
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By theme: Society  

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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By theme: Happiness   Unhappiness  

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin Pierce Jones
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Love of one`s country recognizes no frontiers... of other countries.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Patriotism   Wit  

A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.
Laurence Johnston Peter
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By theme: Humor   Wit