All aphorisms

Many geniuses were ahead of their time for centuries, talented people only for a couple of years.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Selfishness is the grand moving principle of nine-tenths of our actions.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Egoism

In erotic love, two people who were separate become one. In motherly love, two people who were one become separate. The mother must not only tolerate, she must wish and support the child`s separation.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Sin is not so sinful as hypocrisy.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Morality

Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of self in all their speculations.

George Gordon Byron

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Relations

Success in highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness, which comes only to the man who has found the work he likes best.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Money is a powerful force only when there`s huge amount of it.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money

Science is nothing but perception.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Science

Democracy is the same tyranny, shared among many people.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy

To know when to be generous and when firm - that is wisdom.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Wisdom

Some of our weaknesses are born in us, others are the result of education; it is a question which of the two gives us most trouble.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

Take from men ambition and vanity and you will have neither heroes nor patriots.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Society Wisdom

A good name is better than bags of gold.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

The science of government is only a science of combinations, of applications, and of exceptions, according to times, places and circumstances.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Society State

The only problems money can solve are money problems.

Laurence Johnston Peter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Wit

Stupid people never forgive nor forget, the naive forgive and forget, the wise forgive but never forget.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Wisdom

It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

Divorce is possibly as old as marriage. Although I suppose that marriage is several weeks older.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit

Women are extremely curious, almost like men.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Wit Women

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