All aphorisms

Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Psychology

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

Michel de Montaigne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one`s hat keeps blowing off.

Woody Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.

Henry Kissinger

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics

Women equitable, logical, and utterly just! Mercy upon us! If they were, population would cease, the world would be a howling wilderness.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

If you are afraid of being lonely, don`t try to be right.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics Thought Wisdom

Old age is a shipwreck.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old

Nothing good ever comes of violence.

Martin Luther

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Society

Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Religion

Don`t worry about avoiding temptation... as you grow older, it will avoid you.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Old Wisdom

Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love War

I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Thought

It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.

David Hume

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.

Jerome K. Jerome

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Lie Truth Wit

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

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