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No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Behavior  

A woman will sometimes forgive the man who tries to seduce her, but never the man who misses an opportunity when offered.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme : Behavior   Men     Women    

Those who have few affairs to attend to are great speakers. The less men think, the more they talk.
Charles de Montesquieu
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The best answer to gossips is silent contempt.
Jules Renard
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It is never so difficult to speak as when we are ashamed of our silence.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Behavior   Psychology    

Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
Henry David Thoreau
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By theme : Behavior   Hatred     Love    

People spoil their soul and conscience just like they spoil their stomach.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme : Behavior  

Every man is as lazy as he dares to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt
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It is in no man`s power to have whatever he wants; but he has it in his power not to wish for what he hasn`t got, and cheerfully make the most of things that do not come his way.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme : Behavior   Philosophy    

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals - courtesy, to inferiors - nobleness.
Benjamin Franklin
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The danger of failure should not deter you from continuing the case which you consider right.
Abraham Lincoln
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By theme : Behavior   Morality    

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By theme : Behavior   Psychology    

That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Behavior   Relations    

Grace imitates modesty, as politeness imitates kindness.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme : Behavior   Psychology    

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme : Behavior   Wisdom    

We think very few people sensible except those who are of our opinion.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Behavior   Reason    

Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always noble.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme : Behavior   Psychology    

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme : Behavior   Love    

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Behavior   Wit