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Love, children, and work are the great sources of fertilizing contact between the individual and the rest of the world.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Relations   Society  

The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Success  

The accent of a man`s native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Psychology   Wisdom  

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu
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By theme: Love  

Never spend you money before you have it.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme: Behavior   Money  

Prostitution and robbery are two living protests, respectively female and male, made by the natural state against the social state.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme: Society   State  

We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
Germaine de Stael
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By theme: Love  

The rich are always advising the poor, but the poor seldom return the compliment.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Wealth  

We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme: Psychology  

We all boil at different degrees.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage and profound indifference.
Albert Camus
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By theme: Behavior   Character   Person  

You don`t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.
Margaret Thatcher
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By theme: Behavior   Politics  

Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad.
Euripides
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By theme: Wisdom  

From a drop of water a logician could predict an Atlantic or a Niagara.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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By theme: Psychology   Reason   Science  

All celebrated people lose on a close view.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Relations   Society   Wisdom  

Even a word can be a gag.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Politics   Wit  

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
Kurt Vonnegut
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By theme: Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka
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By theme: Beauty   Behavior   Old  

The events we most desire do not happen; or, if they do, it is neither in the time nor in the circumstances when they would have given us extreme pleasure.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Life  

Money, not morality, is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme: Business   Money