All aphorisms

In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature

Study the past if you would divine the future.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

A woman will sometimes forgive the man who tries to seduce her, but never the man who misses an opportunity when offered.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Men Women

Fortune is like a coquette; if you don`t run after her, she will run after you.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The classic literature is always modern.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Culture

Women are very practical. They are a lot more practical than us. A man often forgets about marriage in the moment of pleasure, but the woman always reminds him.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Men Wit Women

Among all paths leading to a woman`s heart, pity is the shortest one.

George Gordon Byron

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Psychology Wisdom

Those who have few affairs to attend to are great speakers. The less men think, the more they talk.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

A diplomat who says "yes" means "maybe", a diplomat who says "maybe" means "no", and a diplomat who says "no" is not a diplomat.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Grace in women has more effect than beauty.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Morality

We do not yet trust the unknown power of thoughts.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.

Jules Henri Poincare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

Compliments are often insincere, but fault-finding is always genuine.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A woman should beware of a man who says he does not love anyone but her.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

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