All aphorisms

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.

Irwin Corey

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Wisdom

Nowadays all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors live like married men.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Marriage Men

Truth prevails where opinions are free.

Thomas Paine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Truth

The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

Women prefer emotions to reasoning.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Reason Women

Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Stupidity

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.

Louis XIV

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Life begins on the other side of despair.

Jean Paul Sartre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

Good breeding is the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education

There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Feelings Psychology

The beginning and the end of love are both marked by embarrassment when the two find themselves alone.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

The discipline of desire is the background of character.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character

Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge

He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.

Michel de Montaigne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Lie

Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought - particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.

Woody Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Psychology Relations

Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

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