All aphorisms

The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology

Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Vice

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Business Work

I`m proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas A. Edison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality

He who would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.

Thomas Paine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Liberty Politics Wisdom

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other`s little failings.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Relations

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth Wisdom

It is impossible to love and be wise.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Wisdom

Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won`t even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Men Relations Wit

The secret of success is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Truth

Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a common language.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

Ernest Hemingway

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind, which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Love

Where we really love, we often dread more than we desire the solemn moment that exchanges hope for certainty.

Germaine de Stael

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

The world`s history is constant, like the laws of nature, and simple, like the souls of men. The same conditions continually produce the same results.

Friedrich von Schiller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Nature

In America, anyone can become president. That`s one of the risks you take.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Humor Politics Wit

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell the truth.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Psychology Truth

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Men Relations Women

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