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The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.
Leonardo da Vinci
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By theme: Behavior   Reason   Science   Thought  

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Brevity is the soul of wit.
William Shakespeare
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Government, like dress, is the badge of lost innocence.
Thomas Paine
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This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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The secrets of life are not shown except to sympathy and likeness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Life  

Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Relations  

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Childhood   Wit  

Sometimes I think and sometimes I am.
Paul Valery
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By theme: Philosophy   Thought   Wit  

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Success  

With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Behavior   War  

The longer a marriage is put off, the less probability that it will occur at all.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Humor   Marriage  

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.
Buddha
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By theme: Happiness   Philosophy   Thought  

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.
John Locke
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There is no knowledge that is not power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The god of this world is riches, pleasure and pride, wherewith it abuses all the creatures and gift`s of God.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Wealth  

As a rule, men worry more about what they can`t see than about what they can.
Julius Caesar
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By theme: Men  

If you want to succeed, you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Business   Success  

Nobody is forgotten when it is convenient to remember him.
Benjamin Disraeli
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