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Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Socrates
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Truth  

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
Erich Seligmann Fromm
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By theme: Future   Society  

The less men think the more they talk.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Thought  

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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By theme: Life   Philosophy  

The less we know the more we suspect.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Knowledge   Wit  

When you undertake to run a revolution, the difficulty is not to make it go; it is to hold it in check.
Honore de Mirabeau
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By theme: Politics  

It is not wisdom, but ignorance which teaches men presumption.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Wisdom  

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme: Feelings   Psychology  

Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.
Joseph Heller
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By theme: Death   Life  

All nature wears one universal grin.
Henry Fielding
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By theme: Nature  

A child is an angel dependent on man.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme: Childhood   Men  

Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
George Eliot
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By theme: Humor  

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Kurt Vonnegut
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

A republic properly understood is a sovereignty of justice, in contradistinction to a sovereignty of will.
Thomas Paine
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By theme: Society   State  

Women may fall when there`s no strength in men.
William Shakespeare
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By theme: Men   Women  

It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I`m right.
Moliere
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for everyone takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
Charles Darwin
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By theme: Science  

Lavish promises lessen credit.
Horace
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By theme: Behavior   Relations