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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Success   Wit  

When tempted to be unfaithful, the intellectual woman will try to inspire her husband with indifference, the sentimental woman with hatred, and the passionate woman with disgust.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Women  

The future is in the present, but future is also in the past. We create our future, so if it is bad, it`s only our fault.
Anatole France
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By theme: Future   Time  

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Health  

No crime has been without a precedent.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Society  

The wise man is seldom prudent.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.
Galileo Galilei
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By theme: Feelings   Reason  

A woman`s hatred, in fact, is love with another direction.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Hatred   Love   Women  

When a woman tells you her age, it`s all right to look surprised, but don`t scowl.
Wilson Mizner
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By theme: Humor   Wit   Women  

Everything has been thought of before, but the difficulty is to think of it again.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Thought  

Only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Democracy   State   Wit  

Our characters are a result of our conduct.
Aristotle
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By theme: Behavior   Character  

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
Plato
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By theme: Wisdom   State   Philosophy  

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire, which transcends everything.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Success   Feelings  

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
Socrates
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By theme: Wisdom   Philosophy   Psychology  

A woman`s heart has as many secrets as there are stars in the sky.
Hippocrates
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By theme: Women  

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you`ll look back and realize they were big things.
Kurt Vonnegut
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By theme: Life  

A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I`m afraid of widths.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

In flying from one vice we are sometimes led into another.
Horace
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By theme: Vice  

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Creativity   Art