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Quotes 46 till 60 of 1681.

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
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    A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
  • Basil of Caesarea
    Basil of Caesarea
    Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia 330-379
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    A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    And if he dies, take him and cut him into little stars and he will make
    the face of heaven so fine that everyone will fall in love with night.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.