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He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme: Behavior  

Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Behavior  

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
Carl Gustav Jung
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By theme: Psychology   Truth  

A fashionable woman is always in love - with herself.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Fashion   Love   Women  

The madness of individuals is an exception. The madness of groups, parties, nations and epochs is a rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme: Philosophy   Society  

Nothing happens by accident in politics. If something happened, it was meant to be.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Politics  

Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Nature  

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Lao Tzu
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By theme: Love  

There is no greater pain than to remember, in our present grief, past happiness.
Alighieri Dante
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By theme: Happiness   Unhappiness  

Nothing tires a man more than to be grateful all the time.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Men   Wit  

Committee - a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

With the fortunate everything is fortunate.
Horace
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By theme: Success  

Politics is the art of the next best.
Otto von Bismarck
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By theme: Politics  

Contentment is the only real wealth.
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
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By theme: Wealth  

We easily forget crimes that are known only to ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.
Franklin Pierce Jones
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By theme: Money  

The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Future  

Martyrdom is the only way to become famous without having any chances for that.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Love  

The greatness of nation is not measured by its number just like the greatness of man is not measured by its height. The only measure is intelligence and moral character.
Victor Hugo
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By theme: Character