All aphorisms

Taste is to literature what bon ton is in society.

Germaine de Stael

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Society

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

If vices were profitable, the virtuous man would be the sinner.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Vice Wit

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Finance Humor Men

The trouble with being punctual is that there`s nobody there to appreciate it.

Franklin Pierce Jones

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Time

Misery is almost always the result of thinking.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought

When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge

Politeness is one of those advantages, which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience of its loss.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

Power without abuse loses its charm.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.

George Orwell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Society

Apparently men can be cured of drugs, drink, gambling, biting his nails and picking his nose, but not of marrying.

William Faulkner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Men

Plan for the future, because that is where you are going to spend the rest of your life.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Humor Life

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Thought

Character is much easier kept than recovered.

Thomas Paine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character

There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society

In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life

Man is by nature a political animal.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Politics Society

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

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