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Doubt and disorder are in us and with us.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Philosophy   Thought   Wisdom  

We usually learn to wait only when we have no longer anything to wait for.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Life   Thought   Wisdom  

How many persons fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old!
Stanislaus Leszczynski
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By theme: Knowledge   Old   Reason  

It is not the mediocrity of women`s education which makes their weakness; it is their weakness which necessarily causes their mediocrity.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme: Education   Women  

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Character  

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Society  

In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing.
Anatole France
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By theme: Democracy   Society   State   Wealth  

Do not imagine you can exorcize what oppresses you in life by giving vent to it in art.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme: Art   Behavior   Life   Psychology  

For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
Alighieri Dante
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By theme: Liberty  

Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Politics   Society   State  

If you do not know how to lie, cheat and steal, turn your attention to politics and learn.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Politics   Wit  

A great success is made up of an aggregation of little ones.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Success  

One shouldn`t talk of halters in the hanged man`s house.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme: Behavior  

Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme: War  

There is nothing more requisite in business than dispatch.
Joseph Addison
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By theme: Business  

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
Galileo Galilei
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By theme: Reason   Science   Thought  

Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
Aesop
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By theme: Behavior   Person   Psychology  

Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.
Stendhal
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By theme: Happiness   Wealth  

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
George Santayana
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By theme: Childhood   Education