All aphorisms

The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Knowledge

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations Wisdom

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Marriage

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Wisdom

Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Politics Society Wit

When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn`t a sign that they "don`t understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Relations Wit Women

The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Men Thought Wisdom

Where there`s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Marriage

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

Woody Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Finance Money Wealth

The penalty that good men pay for not being interested in politics is to be governed by men worse than themselves.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Politics

Married men are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Husband

Good breeding consists in having no particular mark of any profession, but a general elegance of manners.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you!

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.

Carl Gustav Jung

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Psychology Truth

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics Society

An aura as "a visible soul".

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom

No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Marriage Men Wit

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Love Men Wit Women

There never was a good knife made of bad steel.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

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