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A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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If there is no God, everything is permitted.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
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The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
George Orwell
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Stay where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.
Buddha
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By theme : Life     Philosophy  

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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In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength but by perseverance.
Buddha
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Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.
Francis Bacon
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The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.
Bertrand Russell
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Whatever is done from love always occurs beyond good and evil.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Love     Philosophy  

The madness of individuals is an exception. The madness of groups, parties, nations and epochs is a rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu
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History is the science of what never happens twice.
Paul Valery
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Do not respond to the evil or evil will never end.
Buddha
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Consciousness reigns but does not rule.
Paul Valery
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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop
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The weakness of strength is that it counts only on strength.
Paul Valery
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Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge, which is acquired under compulsion, obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato
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By theme : Knowledge     Philosophy  

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Socrates
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By theme : Evil     Knowledge     Philosophy