All aphorisms

Never expect women to be sincere, so long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

A woman`s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.

Christian Dior

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

The smaller the heart, the bigger the hate it shelters.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Hatred

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life

The law is reason, free from passion.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Society

There`s a hell of a difference between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Dorothy Parker

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

I never put off till tomorrow what I can do the day after.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn`t commit when he had the opportunity.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Wit

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davison Rockefeller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

It is possible to make jam from dreams. All you have to add is fruit and sugar.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Stupidity

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Love Wit

If you don`t get what you want, it`s a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price.

Rudyard Kipling

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Life Wisdom

Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character

I`ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Life Wit

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.

Antoine de Rivarol

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Society

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