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You can never get enough of what you don`t need to make you happy.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Happiness   Wit  

A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
Aristotle
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By theme: Behavior   Friendship   Relations   Thought  

Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner`s inquest.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Husband   Marriage   Wife  

Only the educated are free.
Epictetus
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By theme: Education   Liberty  

Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things, which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Plutarch
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By theme: Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom  

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Liberty  

It is better to be deceived by one`s friends than to deceive them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Behavior   Friendship  

The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn`t been asleep.
Wilson Mizner
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By theme: Success   Wit  

Pretty women without religion are like flowers without perfume.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Religion   Women  

There is nothing more tragic in life than the utter impossibility of changing what you have done.
John Galsworthy
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By theme: Life   Thought  

Nothing is so often irrevocably neglected as an opportunity of daily occurrence.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Success   Wisdom  

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.
Winston Churchill
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By theme: Behavior   Knowledge  

I prefer the most unjust peace to the most righteous war.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Politics   War  

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme: Politics   Society  

Caesar`s wife must be above suspicion.
Julius Caesar
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By theme: Behavior   Relations   Wife  

It`s perfectly understandable that the wolves call for the sheep to be disarmed. Sheep`s wool offers a certain resistance to the wolf`s bite.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Politics   Wit  

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Joseph Addison
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By theme: Education  

It is as absurd to say that a man can`t love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Love   Thought   Wisdom  

Anyone who has never really loved has never really lived.
Agatha Christie
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By theme: Life   Love