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Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme: Success  

Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Epictetus
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By theme: Liberty  

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Relations   Wit  

A common danger unites even the bitterest enemies.
Aristotle
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By theme: Behavior   Relations  

When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
Eric Hoffer
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology  

Love is a serious mental disease.
Plato
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By theme: Health   Love  

To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Relations  

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln
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By theme: Future  

Women and foxes, being weak, are distinguished by superior tact.
Ambrose Bierce
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By theme: Behavior   Women  

I like a person who knows his own mind and sticks to it; who sees at once what, in given circumstances, is to be done, and does it.
Marcel Achard
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By theme: Knowledge   Person  

A different language is a different vision of life.
Federico Fellini
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By theme: Creativity   Life  

Women always show more taste in adorning others than themselves; and the reason is that their persons are like their hearts - they read another`s better than they can their own.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Women  

Friendship among women is only a suspension of hostilities.
Antoine de Rivarol
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By theme: Friendship   Women  

There is plenty of peace in any home where the family doesn`t make the mistake of trying to get together.
Kin Hubbard
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Stendhal
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By theme: Beauty   Happiness  

Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise.
George Santayana
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By theme: Philosophy   Women  

As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
Dorothy Parker
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By theme: Society   Wealth   Wit  

The imagination has made more discoveries than the eye.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme: Creativity   Science   Thought  

How wise must one be to be always kind.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

In politics never retreat, never retract, never admit a mistake.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Politics