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The counsels of the old, like the winter sun, shine, but give no heat.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Old   Wisdom  

Art, like life, should be free, since both are experimental.
George Santayana
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By theme: Art   Liberty   Life  

For a smart woman a man is not a problem, for a smart woman a man is a solution.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
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By theme: Men   Wit   Women  

Right is its own defense.
Bertolt Brecht
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By theme: Society  

Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Relations  

A little child is immoral, he has no internal inhibitions against pleasures.
Sigmund Freud
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By theme: Childhood   Morality   Psychology  

Speak when you are angry - and you`ll make the best speech you`ll ever regret.
Laurence Johnston Peter
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By theme: Behavior  

Such was the happiness of the times that you might think as you chose and speak as you thought.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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By theme: Liberty   Society  

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Aesop
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By theme: Politics   Society  

A sane person to an insane society must appear insane.
Kurt Vonnegut
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By theme: Society   Wit  

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
William Shakespeare
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By theme: Stupidity   Wit  

If you`re lonely, you totally belong to yourself.
Leonardo da Vinci
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

It is ridiculous to think that somebody else can make you happy or unhappy.
Buddha
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By theme: Happiness   Philosophy   Thought   Unhappiness  

Old-aged people are not wise, they are simply careful.
Ernest Hemingway
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By theme: Old   Wisdom  

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Relations  

The less you trust others, the less you will be deceived.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior  

Valor consists in the power of self-recovery.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

When you know the truth it will drive you insane.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Truth  

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; the cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Stupidity   Wisdom