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"I know of only one duty, and that is to love." Love 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion." Economics 4.8 avg (5 votes)
"If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton. You may as well make it dance." Family 4.9 avg (13 votes)
"If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." Ideas 4.9 avg (34 votes)
"Imagine what you desire. Will what you imagine. Create what you will." Motivation & Goals 4.6 avg (10 votes)
"In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine." Life & Death 3.7 avg (6 votes)
"In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it." Fear 4.9 avg (7 votes)
"It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid." Truth & Lies 4.1 avg (7 votes)
"It is most unwise for people in love to marry." Marriage 4.6 avg (5 votes)
"It is necessary for the welfare of society that genius should be privileged to utter sedition, to blaspheme, to outrage good taste, to corrupt the youthful mind, and generally to scandalize one's uncles." Genius 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"Lack of money is the root of all evil." Money 4.1 avg (17 votes)
"Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it." Liberty, Responsibility 4.0 avg (10 votes)
"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh." Humor, Life & Death 4.8 avg (14 votes)
"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations." Life & Death 4.4 avg (19 votes)
"Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else." Love 4.8 avg (11 votes)
"Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it." Patriotism 4.3 avg (35 votes)
"Science never solves a problem without creating ten more." Science 3.8 avg (12 votes)
"Some men see things as they are and say why - I dream things that never were and say why not." Miscellaneous 4.9 avg (214 votes)
"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time." Success 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality." Anti-Religion 4.6 avg (42 votes)

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