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Imagination means nothing without doing.
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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By theme: Creativity  

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can`t tell the truth without lying.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Lie  

I`m only a beer teetotaller, not a champagne teetotaller.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.
Novalis
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By theme: Philosophy  

There are people who have money and people who are rich.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Money   Wealth  

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Life   Old   Youth  

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
Samuel Butler
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By theme: Life   Wit  

All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme: Feelings   Reason  

We must be afraid of neither poverty nor exile nor imprisonment; of fear itself only should we be afraid.
Epictetus
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By theme: Behavior   Feelings   Life  

Love is a better teacher than duty.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Love  

There is nothing that people bear more impatiently or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Psychology   Relations  

Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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By theme: Society  

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Behavior   Science   Thought  

When you choose your friends, don`t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Character   Friendship  

He marries best who puts it off until it is too late.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Wit  

The young man who has not wept is a savage and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
George Santayana
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By theme: Old   Youth  

At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.
George Orwell
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By theme: Behavior   Life   Old  

The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one`s opportunities and make the most of one`s resources.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Life  

Violence does even justice unjustly.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme: Politics   Society