All aphorisms

A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Politics Wit

Perseverance can overcome all obstacles. Even the laws of nature cannot stop it.

John Davison Rockefeller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

It is unhealthy to live. He who lives, dies.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Life Wit

When you say that you agree with a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Relations

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne and I myself have founded empires; but upon what do these creations of our genius depend? Upon force, Jesus alone founded His empire upon love; and to this very day millions would die for Him.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Do not respond to the evil or evil will never end.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Evil Philosophy

All the forces of humanity are concentrated in gold.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth

The elegance and beauty cannot be separated from health.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Health

A woman`s heart remains unknown.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Women

Consciousness reigns but does not rule.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Conscience Philosophy

A clever woman has millions of born foes, - all stupid men.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

Wishes father thought, but they don`t breed evidence.

John Galsworthy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Ask me not what I have, but what I am.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person

I live in a room and I go to work and I play a game called getting through the day while you wait for the night.

Lillian Hellman

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Philosophy

God help those who do not help themselves.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Intercourse with women is the element of good manners.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Relations Women

Complete success alienates a man from his fellows, but suffering makes kinsmen of us all.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Success

In human life there is a constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.

Plutarch

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

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