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Great things should be done without hesitation so that the feeling of danger would not weaken the courage and speed.
Julius Caesar
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By theme: Behavior   Politics  

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

We build upon the sand, and the older we become, the more unstable this foundation becomes.
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
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By theme: Life   Wisdom  

All tragedies are finished by a death; all comedies are ended by a marriage.
George Gordon Byron
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By theme: Art   Wit  

The height of power in women, so far as manners are concerned, rests in tranquillity.
Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom   Women  

There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
Erich Seligmann Fromm
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By theme: Love   Psychology  

The success of most things depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme: Knowledge   Success  

Ability to think, like the violin or piano, requires daily practice.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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By theme: Behavior   Thought  

Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Envy   Love   Wit  

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry Brooks Adams
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By theme: Education  

Happiness doesn`t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme: Happiness  

Perfume speaks more about a woman than her handwriting.
Christian Dior
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By theme: Women  

Fashion is what goes out of fashion.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion  

Most women like flattery due to a high opinion about themselves.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme: Psychology   Women  

The power and prestige of the country depend primarily on the talent and ability of its people.
Margaret Thatcher
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By theme: Society   State  

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
George Eliot
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By theme: Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom  

People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can`t fool the neighbors.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The law creates rights by creating a crime.
Jeremy Bentham
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By theme: Society  

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Life   Love  

A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
John Acton
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By theme: Behavior   Stupidity   Wisdom