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The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Psychology   Relations   Thought  

Jealousy is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love   Wisdom  

God is for men and religion is for women.
Joseph Conrad
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By theme: Men   Religion   Women  

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Business   Creativity   Success  

Nothing is beautiful from every point of view.
Horace
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By theme: Art   Beauty  

Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Health   Humor   Psychology  

If ever there was a holy war, it was that, which saved our liberties and gave us independence.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme: Liberty   War  

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Love   Relations  

We make our fortunes and call them fate.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme: Destiny  

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
Mae West
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By theme: Feelings   Love   Men   Relations   Women  

The meaning of life is that it stops.
Franz Kafka
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By theme: Life   Philosophy  

If a fool knows a secret, he tells it because he is a fool; if a knave knows one, he tells it wherever it is his interest to tell it.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Behavior  

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Love  

If fortune wishes to make a man estimable, she gives him virtues; if she wishes to make him esteemed, she gives him success.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Destiny   Success  

Take all reasonable advantage of that which the present may offer you. It is the only time, which is ours. Yesterday is buried forever, and tomorrow we may never see.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Reason   Time  

Union gives strength.
Aesop
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By theme: Politics   Relations   Society  

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme: Politics   Society   State  

We hardly find any persons of good sense save those who agree with us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.
Niels Bohr
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By theme: Science   Thought