All aphorisms

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a big ship.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Finance Money

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Love

Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme: Liberty Society

I am very fond of the company of ladies. I like their beauty, I like their delicacy, I like their vivacity, and I like their silence.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Relations Wit Women

There are only two kinds of women, the plain and the coloured.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme: Humor Wit Women

True bravery is to do without witnesses what one might be capable of doing before all the world!

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.

John Paul Getty

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Business Psychology

Life is one long process of getting tired.

Samuel Butler

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme: Friendship Relations Society

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Mark Twain

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By theme: Education Humor Wit

Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.

Epicurus

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By theme: Death Philosophy

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

Plato

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By theme: Behavior Person Society

Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme: Morality Politics Society

Nature does nothing in vain.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature

Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Morality Wit

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.

Plutarch

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Happiness Relations

The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Knowledge Wisdom

To know how to wait is the great secret of success.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Women are made to be loved, not understood.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Love Psychology

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