All aphorisms

Circumstances do not make the man; they merely reveal him to himself.

Epictetus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Psychology

Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Thought

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

A yawn is a silent shout.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

That which costs little is less valued.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Never confuse movement with action.

Ernest Hemingway

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

In a world of hunchbacks a fine figure becomes a monstrosity.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Wealth

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Politics

It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

They understand but little who understands only what can be explained.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology

When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

Life`s a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wit

If ignorance isn`t bliss, I don`t know what is.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Knowledge

Character is destiny.

Heraclitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Destiny

A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wit

The older I get, the better I was.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Old Wit

Success has always been a great liar.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie Success

There is nothing so unready as readiness of wit.

Antoine de Rivarol

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

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