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When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
George Santayana
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The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
George Orwell
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If people cannot attack the idea, they attack the thinker.
Paul Valery
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A woman will always prefer your slavery to her freedom.
Jean Rostand
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By theme: Women  

Are naked women intelligent?
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

People spoil their soul and conscience just like they spoil their stomach.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Behavior  

An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.
Napoleon I
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By theme: War  

Stay where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.
Buddha
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By theme: Life   Philosophy  

Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Liberty  

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as a duchess.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

Good taste comes more from the judgment than from the mind.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

It is much easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy the rest.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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Every man is as lazy as he dares to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Love is on the verge of hate each time it stoops for pardon.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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Self-trust is the first secret of success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt
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Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
Bertrand Russell
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It is in no man`s power to have whatever he wants; but he has it in his power not to wish for what he hasn`t got, and cheerfully make the most of things that do not come his way.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy