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We think too much and feel too little.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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By theme: Behavior   Feelings   Thought  

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Knowledge   Money  

Friends are born, not made.
Henry Brooks Adams
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By theme: Friendship  

There are few defects in our nature so glaring as not to be veiled from observation by politeness and good-breeding.
Stanislaus Leszczynski
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

I have no friends and no enemies, only competitors.
Aristotle Onassis
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By theme: Behavior   Business  

Love has the power of making you believe what you would normally treat with the deepest suspicion.
Honore de Mirabeau
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By theme: Love  

It is in trifles that the mind betrays itself.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Psychology   Thought  

Fear is the foundation of most governments.
John Quincy Adams
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By theme: Politics   State  

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme: Success  

Fashion is gentility running away from vulgarity and afraid of being overtaken.
William Hazlitt
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By theme: Fashion  

Feelings come and go like light troops following the victory of the present; but principles, like troops of the line, are undisturbed, and stand fast.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Feelings  

Good clothes open all doors.
Thomas Fuller
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By theme: Behavior   Knowledge  

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Euripides
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By theme: Friendship  

The sexual life of adult women is a "dark continent" for psychology.
Sigmund Freud
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By theme: Psychology   Women  

When one sees one of the romantic creatures before him he imagines he is looking at some holy being, so wonderful that its one breath could dissolve him in a sea of a thousand charms and delights; but if one looks into the soul - it`s nothing but a common crocodile.
Anton Chekhov
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By theme: Wit  

What one man can invent, another can discover.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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By theme: Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom  

He who has had experience is afraid.
Horace
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.
John Acton
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By theme: Politics   Society  

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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By theme: Person   Wisdom  

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme: Wisdom   Youth