All aphorisms

The window to the world can be covered by a newspaper.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Society Wit

The majority of women have no principles of their own; they are guided by the heart, and depend for their own conduct, upon that of the men they love.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Love the quest; marriage the conquest; divorce the inquest.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Love Marriage Wit

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Business Wisdom

All cats are gray in the dark.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

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: Education Society Women

The present condition of fame is merely fashion.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o`clock is a scoundrel.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Cynicism Psychology

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Humor Women

The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

When you take stuff from one writer it`s plagiarism; but when you take it from many writers, it`s research.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you`ll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Religion Wit

Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence, which could support this.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Reason Thought

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