All aphorisms

We always love those who admire us, and we do not always love those whom we admire.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Humor

It is valueless to a woman to be young unless pretty, or to be pretty unless young.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one, which we preach but do not practice, and another, which we practice but seldom preach.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality

Every blue-stocking will remain a spinster as long as there are sensible men on the earth.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities, which he does not possess.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Thought Wisdom

Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Relations Wit

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy.

Abraham Lincoln

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Politics Society

Men always want to be a woman`s first love - women like to be a man`s last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Relations Women

I generally avoid temptation unless I can`t resist it.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

Truth will always be naked, even when turned out in the latest fashion.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth Wit

Borrow trouble for yourself, if that`s your nature, but don`t lend it to your neighbors.

Rudyard Kipling

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

A man in love is not complete until he is married. Then he is finished.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Love Marriage Men

If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Society

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Politics Society

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