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Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men


Theodore Reik

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Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first i...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upho...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning i...
THEODORE PARKER
We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities ar...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
The conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem wh...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
The only tyrannies from which men, women and children are suffering in real life are the tyrannies o...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Put out the light.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not ...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and ackn...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of ...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal ...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Those 40 or 50 national correspondents who had followed Kennedy since the beginning of his electoral...
THEODORE WHITE
God bless the roots! Body and soul are one.
THEODORE ROETHKE
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
THEODORE ROETHKE
What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.
THEODORE ROETHKE
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves wh...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first i...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Voting is a civic sacrament.
THEODORE HESBURGH
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
THEODORE HOOK
Remorse is the pain of sin
THEODORE PARKER
I feel like a Bull Moose. - Theodore Roosevelt,
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
In general, I avoided giving lectures or attaching myself while abroad to a university. To learn wha...
THEODORE SCHULTZ
I am a Zionist, an ardent supporter of Israel, its defender when I deem Israel to be right and its c...
THEODORE BIKEL
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the Americ...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
THEODORE ROETHKE
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
There is something to be said for government by a great aristocracy which has furnished leaders to t...
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
By daily dying I have come to be.
THEODORE ROETHKE