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The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Friendship   Hatred   Knowledge   Philosophy  

Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Art  

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Stupidity   Wisdom  

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Nature   Psychology  

All human activity is prompted by desire.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Love   Women  

We know nothing at all. All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren. The real nature of things we shall never know.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Knowledge   Nature   Science  

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.
Henrik Ibsen
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By theme: Behavior   Men  

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Thought  

There are truths that instruct, perhaps, but they do not illuminate.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Truth  

Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.
Niels Bohr
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By theme: Science  

Never throw mud. You may miss your mark, but you will have dirty hands.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that`s subtraction.
Mae West
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Money is power, and rare are the heads that can withstand the possession of great power.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Money  

If people turn to look at you in the street, you are not well dressed, but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable.
Beau Brummell
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By theme: Fashion  

Delicacy is to affectation what grace is to beauty.
Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon
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By theme: Beauty   Behavior  

Men are born equal but they are also born different.
Erich Seligmann Fromm
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By theme: Men   Psychology   Society  

Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme: Liberty  

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
Pierre Jules Theophile Gautier
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By theme: Love  

So many men, so many opinions; everyone has his own fancy.
Terence
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom