All aphorisms

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Money

Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage

Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Dorothy Parker

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations Thought

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Life Philosophy

Don`t tell your dreams. What if the Freudists come to power?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Humor Society

The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Humor Marriage

We do not judge the people we love.

Jean Paul Sartre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations Thought

Emotions have taught mankind to reason.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Reason

It`s only the boring who are bored.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel the steadiness of your resentment.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Wisdom

Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.

Moliere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Society

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Relations Women

When a man`s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.

Antoine de Rivarol

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.

Christian Dior

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Fashion

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