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A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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By theme: Conscience   Philosophy   Wit  

Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
Thomas Fuller
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By theme: Behavior   Wit  

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion  

It is only reason that teaches silence. The heart teaches us to speak.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme: Psychology   Reason   Wisdom  

Home is the girl`s prison and the woman`s workhouse.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme: Wit   Women  

I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
Albert Einstein
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By theme: Character   Person  

He who has lived a day has lived an age.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Life   Philosophy  

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme: Husband   Relations   Wife  

The woman who appeals to a man`s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Men   Psychology   Relations   Women  

Hatred is a settled anger.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme: Hatred   Psychology  

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Wealth  

A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but most certainly without freedom the press will never be anything but bad.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Liberty   Society   State  

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme: Love   Wisdom   Wit  

We are not troubled by things, but by the opinion which we have of things.
Epictetus
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By theme: Behavior   Philosophy   Psychology  

Be yourself. A horse without the lancer is still a horse; a lancer without the horse is just a man.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Wit  

Silence is a friend who will never betray.
Confucius
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.
Aristotle
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By theme: Character   Philosophy   Psychology   Wisdom  

To the vulgar eye, few things are wonderful that are not distant.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

Money without brains is always dangerous.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Money  

We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme: Behavior   Religion