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Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
Coco Chanel
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By theme: Fashion  

The secret of getting things done is to act!
Alighieri Dante
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By theme: Behavior   Wisdom  

As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.
Voltaire
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By theme: Behavior   Society   Thought   Wisdom  

We love the Lord, of course, but we often wonder what he finds in us.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme: Wit  

The meek may inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights.
John Paul Getty
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By theme: Business  

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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By theme: Money  

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Love   Psychology   Wisdom  

Adults are obsolete children.
Denis Diderot
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By theme: Childhood   Wisdom  

Tell me whom you sleep with and I shall tell you whom you dream of.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Wit  

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one`s aim.
John Davison Rockefeller
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By theme: Success  

Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn`t mean he knows what it is.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme: Health  

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme: Behavior   Wife  

In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Love  

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme: Wit  

Nothing is permanent but change.
Heraclitus
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By theme: Philosophy  

Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme: Destiny  

Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.
Philip Chesterfield
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By theme: Wisdom   Youth  

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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By theme: Education   Wit  

Some virtues are seen only in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Joseph Addison
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By theme: Life   Person  

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals, which direct them.
Napoleon I
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By theme: Character   Person   Society