Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Books have their destinies.
Horace
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By theme : Cynicism   Destiny    

Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme : Cynicism   Happiness    

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
Napoleon I
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By theme : Cynicism   Relations    

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme : Cynicism   Marriage    

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme : Cynicism   Relations    

Cynic: A blackguard who sees things as they are, not as they should be.
Ambrose Bierce
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By theme : Cynicism   Humor     Wit    

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Napoleon I
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By theme : Cynicism   Politics     Success    

The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don`t have it.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme : Cynicism   Wit    

What often prevents our abandoning ourselves to a single vice is our having more than one.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Behavior     Cynicism   Vice    

There are very few honest friends - the demand is not particularly great.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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By theme : Cynicism   Friendship    

A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
Novalis
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By theme : Behavior     Cynicism  

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that`s no reason not to give it.
Agatha Christie
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By theme : Cynicism  

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme : Cynicism   Love     Marriage    

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
Anatole France
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By theme : Cynicism   Humor    

The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme : Cynicism   Morality     Politics     State    

You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
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By theme : Cynicism   Marriage     Wit    

Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme : Cynicism   Religion    

Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
Napoleon I
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By theme : Behavior     Cynicism   Psychology    

A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme : Cynicism   Humor     Women    

The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme : Cynicism   Humor     Marriage    

 
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