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To become a billionaire, you need luck, knowledge, a great capacity to work and the main thing - the mentality of a billionaire.
John Paul Getty
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He who has begun has half done.
Horace
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By theme: Behavior   Business   Wisdom  

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
Oscar Wilde
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Love, such as it is in society, is only the exchange of two fantasies, and the contact of two bodies.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Love   Society  

Men like women with a past because they hope history will repeat itself.
Mae West
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Misfortune and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Feelings   Relations   Wit  

In smart society men are jealous of one another after the fashion of women.
Honore de Balzac
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One must be something in order to do something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The weakest link in the chain is also the strongest. It can break the chain.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Feelings   Society  

A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.
Sigmund Freud
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By theme: Psychology  

Politics is not an exact science.
Otto von Bismarck
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By theme: Politics  

War: a massacre of people who don`t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don`t massacre each other.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Wit   War  

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
Jean Rostand
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By theme: Art   Beauty  

Never was anything great achieved without danger.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme: Life   Wisdom  

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
Henry David Thoreau
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Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Samuel Johnson
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Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you, and at the end of your first season you will have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact.
Oscar Wilde
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Self-respect without the respect of others is like a jewel which will not stand the daylight.
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom