All aphorisms

Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Relations

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Happiness Life

Things forbidden have a secret charm.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Humor

When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it cannot be cured.

Anton Chekhov

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit

The soul never thinks without a picture.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Thought

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Society

October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, December, August, and February.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Wit

All art is but imitation of nature.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Nature

What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Wisdom

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Happiness Youth

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Conscience Husband Marriage Wife

Money often costs too much.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Wealth

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Relations Women

A woman who doesn`t wear perfume has no future.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Future Women

We`d all like to vote for the best man but he`s never a candidate.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Politics Wit

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

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