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I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
George Gordon Byron
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By theme: Love   Marriage   Wit  

Contempt is the only way to triumph over calumny.
Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon
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By theme: Behavior   Relations   Wisdom  

Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
Erich Seligmann Fromm
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By theme: Love   Philosophy   Psychology  

Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme: Democracy   State   Wealth  

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can`t help it. It`s the truth.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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By theme: Art   Business   Truth  

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Stupidity   Wit  

No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
Henry Brooks Adams
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By theme: Behavior   Thought  

In science read the newest works; in literature, the oldest.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Art   Humor   Science  

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme: Behavior   Friendship  

The diffusion of taste is not the same thing as the improvement of taste.
William Hazlitt
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By theme: Wit  

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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By theme: Democracy   Liberty   Philosophy   Politics  

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
John Acton
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By theme: Democracy   Politics  

Order and simplification are the first steps towards the mastery of a subject.
Thomas Mann
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By theme: Art   Creativity   Science  

Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure a great share of it in another.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Psychology   Thought   Wit  

The history of the world is the world`s court of justice.
Friedrich von Schiller
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By theme: History   Wit  

One`s work may be finished someday, but one`s education never.
Alexandre Dumas
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By theme: Education  

Don`t despair, not even over the fact that you don`t despair.
Franz Kafka
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By theme: Behavior  

A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Thought   Wit  

Despair makes victims sometimes victors.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Life   Wisdom  

As a rule, adversity reveals genius, and prosperity conceals it.
Horace
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By theme: Person   Unhappiness