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The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme: Behavior   Knowledge   Psychology  

The utmost extent of man`s knowledge is to know that he knows nothing.
Joseph Addison
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By theme: Knowledge  

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Women  

Everyone lives by selling something.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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By theme: Life  

To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Behavior   Thought  

To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Behavior   Politics  

A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Love   Relations  

It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion  

The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
Charles de Gaulle
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By theme: Politics  

By giving away food we get more strength. By bestowing clothing on others we gain more beauty. By donating abodes of purity and truth we acquire great treasures.
Buddha
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By theme: Philosophy  

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Cynicism   Politics   Success  

In order to have friends you must first be one.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Friendship  

No disguise can long conceal love where it is, nor feign it where it is not.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love  

The only medicine, which does women more good than harm, is dress.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Health   Women  

Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.
Socrates
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By theme: Happiness  

Most men like in women what is most opposite their own characters.
Henry Fielding
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By theme: Character   Men   Women  

We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Psychology  

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.
Mark Twain
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By theme: Happiness   Humor   Wit  

Know thyself? If I knew myself, I`d run away.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Knowledge   Wisdom  

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Democracy   State