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Those who foretell the future lies, even if he tells the truth.
The future
Arabian Proverb

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A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.
Photography
Diane Arbus

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A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
Books - Reading
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not.
Argument
Charles Caleb Colton

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That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise.
Wives
George Eliot

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There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Beauty
R. Buckminster Fuller

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It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
Critics and Criticism
Alfred Whitney Griswold

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I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.
Success
Billie Holiday

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Self discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don't talk back.
Self-discipline
W. K. Hope

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He who knows little quickly tells it.
Knowledge
Italian Proverb

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Never trust the man who tells you all his troubles but keeps from you all his joys.
Trust
Jewish Proverb

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When anyone tells me I can't do anything. I'm just not listening any more.
Impossibility
Florence Griffith Joyner

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A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Justice
Walter Savage Landor

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Lightning is the shorthand of a storm, and tells of chaos.
Nature
Eric Mackay

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Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
Blood
Don Marquis

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When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose?
Work, Hard
Don Marquis

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If anyone tells you someone has changed their character; don't believe it.
Character
Mohammed

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One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
Lies and Lying
Friedrich Nietzsche

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They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
Truth
Plato

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Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Confidence
Stan Smith

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Pornography tells lies about women. But pornography tells the truth about men.
Nudity
John Stoltenberg

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A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
Bores and Boredom
Bert Leston Taylor

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When a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
Voting
Harry S Truman

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Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
Attitude
Harry S Truman

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Always laugh heartily at the jokes your boss tells, it maybe a loyalty test.
Loyalty
Source Unknown

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun