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There are two kinds of spiritual law, two kinds of conscience, one in man and another, altogether different, in woman. They do not understand each other; but in practical life the woman is judged by man`s law, as though she were not a woman but a man.
Henrik Ibsen
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By theme: Men   Psychology   Women  

Example isn`t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Education  

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Wit   Youth  

I believe that the power to make money is a gift from God.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Business  

Necessity has no law.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Morality  

Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.
Isaac Asimov
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By theme: Education   Science  

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme: Relations   Success  

Hospital is a place where they wake you up to give you a sleeping pill.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Politics   Relations   Society  

The great source of pleasure is variety.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Wit   Women  

It is the prerogative of great men only to have great defects.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Men   Person  

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Behavior   Life  

The vast majority of human beings dislike and even dread all notions with which they are not familiar. Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and madmen.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme: Philosophy   Psychology   Society  

We never love a person, but only qualities.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme: Love  

The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Life   Truth  

All wealth is the product of labor.
John Locke
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By theme: Society   Wealth  

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Confucius
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

The art of prophecy is very difficult - especially with respect to the future.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Future   Humor   Wit  

I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Psychology   Relations