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The company of chaste women is the proper atmosphere of good manners.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Behavior   Education   Relations   Women  

Men`s conversation is like their life.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Behavior   Life   Men   Relations  

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
Fred Allen
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By theme: Humor  

A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad
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By theme: Evil   Men  

Envy, among other ingredients, has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune.
William Hazlitt
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By theme: Envy  

Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Liberty  

Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme: Knowledge   Wisdom  

Government is a kind of legalized pillage.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: State   Wit  

You can`t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Humor   Reason   Wit  

Common sense is as rare as genius.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Behavior   Society  

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Art   Creativity  

Probably no man ever had a friend that he did not dislike a little.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Friendship   Psychology   Relations  

I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Humor   Wealth   Wit  

It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
Joseph Conrad
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By theme: Knowledge   Life   Philosophy  

He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
Horace
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By theme: Behavior   Knowledge   Reason  

The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
Moliere
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Restlessness and discontent are the necessities of progress.
Thomas A. Edison
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By theme: Society  

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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By theme: Psychology  

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
William Shakespeare
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By theme: Psychology   Relations  

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme: Cynicism   Relations