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Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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By theme: Person  

Thought is invisible nature.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme: Nature   Thought  

A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Humor   Men   Wit   Women  

Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.
Aristotle
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By theme: Wit  

For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Philosophy  

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme: Art   Life  

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.
Marcel Achard
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By theme: Democracy   Society   State  

Word is a shadow of a deed.
Democritus
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By theme: Knowledge   Philosophy   Psychology  

A war is not won if the defeated enemy has not been turned into a friend.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: War   Wit  

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Thought  

Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme: Philosophy   Society  

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Love   Reason  

The human race is governed by its imagination.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Society  

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Socrates
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By theme: Men   Women  

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
Buddha
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By theme: Health   Philosophy  

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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By theme: Knowledge   Wisdom  

Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worst to better.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Philosophy   Wisdom  

There is no little enemy.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Relations  

Manners are stronger than laws.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme: Society  

The idle always have a mind to do something.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme: Behavior   Character