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Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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By theme: Psychology   Reason   Thought  

Enemies` promises were made to be broken.
Aesop
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By theme: Relations  

To tell the truth, rightly understood is not to state the true facts, but to convey a true impression.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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By theme: Psychology   Truth  

The human race has improved everything, but the human race.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

From error to error one discovers the entire truth.
Sigmund Freud
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By theme: Philosophy   Psychology   Truth  

If you can once engage people`s pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Behavior   Reason  

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor  

What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?
Bertolt Brecht
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By theme: Humor   Society   Wit  

The well dressed man is he whose clothes you never notice.
William Somerset Maugham
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By theme: Fashion   Society  

Easy writings curse is hard reading.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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By theme: Creativity  

Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Stendhal
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?
Zsa Zsa Gabor
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By theme: Husband   Wit  

Habit is stronger than reason.
George Santayana
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By theme: Reason   Society  

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
George Orwell
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By theme: Psychology   Relations  

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme: Creativity   Life  

Every woman knows all about everything.
Rudyard Kipling
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By theme: Wit   Women  

Everything comes to us from others. To be is to belong to someone.
Jean Paul Sartre
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By theme: Life   Philosophy  

Who will watch the watchmen?
Decimus Junius Juvenal
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By theme: Society   State   Wit  

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme: Behavior   Politics  

Business is a combination of war and sport.
Andre Maurois
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By theme: Business