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Take from men ambition and vanity and you will have neither heroes nor patriots.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Excerption: Take from men ambition and vanity and you will have neither heroes nor patriots.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
Arthur Schopenhauer
He who neglects the present moment throws away all he has.
Friedrich von Schiller
When the rich make war it`s the poor that die.
Jean Paul Sartre
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
George Santayana
Learned women are ridiculed because they put to shame unlearned men.
George Sand
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other that you can boast about it.
Bertrand Russell
Marriage is the operation by which a woman`s vanity and a man`s egotism are extracted without an anesthetic.
Helen Rowland
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau