All aphorisms

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Friendship Wit

In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature Philosophy

Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

There was no great genius without some touch of madness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Wisdom

One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.

Gustave Flaubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Feelings Philosophy

Very few of us are what we seem.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Truth Wisdom

A husband who submits to his wife`s yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman`s influence ought to be entirely concealed.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Relations Wife

Fashion is, for the most part, nothing but the ostentation of riches.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Tell me what company you keep and I`ll tell you what you are.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

You`ll live. Only the best get killed.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny Life Wit

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought

The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Society

No one loves the man whom he fears.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Relations

Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Relations

Prayer must never be answered: if it is, it ceases to be prayer and becomes correspondence.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Religion Wit

Real is what can be measured.

Max Planck

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Reason Science

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

Alighieri Dante

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Morality Politics Religion

Ignorance is the mother of devotion.

Robert Burton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge Psychology

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.

Hermann Hesse

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny Person Philosophy

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