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Men are seldom blessed with good fortune and good sense at the same time.
Titus Livius
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By theme: Thought   Wisdom  

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme: Behavior  

An angry man who suppresses his passions thinks worse than he speaks; and an angry man that will chide speaks worse than he thinks.
Francis Bacon
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Thought  

Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
George Santayana
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By theme: Fashion  

No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
Friedrich von Schiller
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By theme: Art   Time  

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Voltaire
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By theme: Morality   Religion  

Memory is what makes us young or old.
Alfred de Musset
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By theme: Old   Philosophy   Psychology   Youth  

A lovely countenance is the fairest of all sights, and the sweetest harmony is the sound of the voice of her whom we love.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Love  

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
Stendhal
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By theme: Fashion  

We are like chameleons; we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
John Locke
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By theme: Behavior   Character   Psychology  

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.
Henry Kissinger
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By theme: Politics   Wisdom  

If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Psychology  

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Success  

Money is the wise man`s religion.
Euripides
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By theme: Money   Religion   Wisdom  

No one keeps a secret so well as a child.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Behavior   Childhood  

A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Men   Old   Wit   Youth  

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Behavior   Life  

A good thing can`t be cruel.
Charles Dickens
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By theme: Good   Morality  

He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Success