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A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Thoughts
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A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Friendship
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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Absence
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All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Family
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All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Flirting
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All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Love
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As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Knowledge
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As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Age
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Bodily labor alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Work
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But the peasants -- how do the peasants die?
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Death
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Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment and its wars.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Christianity
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Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Conversation
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Conceit is incompatible with understanding.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Conceit
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Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Judgment
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Change
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Few people know how to be old.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Age
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Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Censure
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Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Determination
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Fortune and humor govern the world.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Humor
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Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Goals
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He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | World
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