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All happiness depends on courage and work.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Happiness  

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Thought   Wit  

History is written by winners.
Napoleon I
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By theme: History  

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals - courtesy, to inferiors - nobleness.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Behavior  

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength but by perseverance.
Buddha
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By theme: Philosophy  

The danger of failure should not deter you from continuing the case which you consider right.
Abraham Lincoln
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By theme: Behavior   Morality  

Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Philosophy   Time  

War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: War  

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Wit  

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme: Men   Wisdom  

Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.
William Shakespeare
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By theme: Destiny  

OK, so what`s the speed of dark?
Steven Wright
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

If you know life, give me your address.
Jules Renard
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By theme: Life  

Where neither love nor hatred is in the game, a woman`s game is mediocre.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Women  

True love is not what stands many years of separation, but the one which withstands many years of intimacy.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Love   Wit  

If people only made prudent marriages, what a stop to population there would be!
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme: Marriage   Wit  

Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem.
Woody Allen
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

States are great engines moving slowly.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: State  

Do not give in too much to feelings. An overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Feelings  

There are periods when public opinion is the worst of opinions.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Time   Society