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There is nothing more mysterious than clarity.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Philosophy   Thought   Wisdom  

War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
George Orwell
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By theme: Evil   War  

Patience is the art of hoping.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Humor   Wealth  

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant
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By theme: Knowledge   Life   Science   Wisdom  

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Lie   Philosophy   Truth  

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Behavior   Happiness   Philosophy   Success  

Don`t ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme: Politics   Wealth  

A man`s worth is estimated in this world according to his conduct.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Behavior   Society  

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Business   Person  

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
Plato
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By theme: Society   State  

We cannot be sure that we have something to live for unless we are ready to die for it.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Death   Life  

Men`s thoughts are much according to their inclination.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Behavior   Thought  

Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Thought  

Every desire bears its death in its very gratification. Curiosity languishes under repeated stimulants, and novelties cease to excite and surprise, until at length we cannot wonder even at a miracle.
Washington Irving
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By theme: Feelings  

Love lessens woman`s delicacy and increases man`s.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Men   Relations   Women  

Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme: Morality   Politics  

However virtuous a woman may be, a compliment on her virtue is what gives her the least pleasure.
Charles Josef de Ligne
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By theme: Morality   Women  

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy   Wisdom