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There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Feelings  

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther
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By theme: Friendship   Relations  

Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Psychology   Thought   Wisdom  

What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing and for whom you care as little.
Stanislaus Leszczynski
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By theme: Relations   Society  

The secret of fashion is to surprise and never to disappoint.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Fashion  

Yesterday is but today`s memory, tomorrow is today`s dream.
Kahlil Gibran
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By theme: Time  

Actors are the only honest hypocrites.
William Hazlitt
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By theme: Art   Humor   Wit  

Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
John Quincy Adams
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By theme: Democracy  

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.
Washington Irving
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By theme: Feelings   Love  

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Henry Fielding
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

The miracles of earth are the laws of heaven.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Nature   Philosophy  

Accident is simply unforeseen order.
Novalis
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By theme: Philosophy  

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But at fifty you get the face you deserve.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Beauty   Life  

Pain has its own rules, and those people who tell you the human race seeks to avoid it do not, of course, know what they`re talking about.
Irwin Shaw
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By theme: Wisdom  

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Feelings   Wit   Women  

Experience teaches that a good memory is generally joined to a weak judgment.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme: Psychology   Thought  

Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Marriage   Men  

It is children only who enjoy the present; their elders either live on the memory of the past or the hope of the future.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme: Life   Time  

Taste cannot be controlled by law.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme: Society   State  

Don`t allow the imposition of the liberty of speech before having the liberty of thought.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Liberty   Wit