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He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no longer in his power.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.
Novalis
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By theme: Democracy   Religion  

Success is often achieved by those who don`t know that failure is inevitable.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Success  

The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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By theme: Liberty   Money  

Sometime they`ll give a war and nobody will come.
Carl Sandburg
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By theme: War  

Fear loves the idea of danger.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Feelings   Thought  

A cat has nine lives and a woman has nine cats` lives.
Thomas Fuller
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By theme: Wit   Women  

There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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By theme: Women  

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Euripides
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By theme: Old  

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
Germaine de Stael
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By theme: Men   Relations   Women  

I`m old enough to know better but I`m still too young to care.
Ogden Nash
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By theme: Knowledge   Life  

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Future   Philosophy  

We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
Aesop
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Relations  

Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men and studying all the various editions of them.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Education   Thought   Wisdom  

Where children are, there is the golden age.
Novalis
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By theme: Happiness  

Fish and visitors smell in three days.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Relations  

A fellow ought to save a few of the long evenings he spends with his girl till after they`re married.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Wit  

Pride, ill nature and want of sense are the three great sources of ill manners; without some one of these defects, no man will behave himself ill for want of experience, or what, in the language of fools, is called knowing the world.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

For a woman to be at once a coquette and a bigot is more than the humblest of husbands can bear; she should mercifully choose between the two.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Behavior   Women  

To manage men one ought to have a sharp mind in a velvet sheath.
George Eliot
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom