All aphorisms

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

Andre Maurois

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage

I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Time Wisdom

Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Humor Men Wealth Wit

Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him and pygmy in its proportions when it follows.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Society

The honeymoon is not actually over until we cease to stifle our yawns.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit

Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it - to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Men Women

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Wit

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Saving love doesn`t bring any interest.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Know that morality is a curb, not a spur.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality

A delicacy of taste is favorable to love and friendship, by confining our choice to few people, and making us indifferent to the company and conversation of the greater part of men.

David Hume

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.

Armand de Richelieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Business

A wretched woman is more unfortunate than a wretched man.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only the shallow people who do not judge by appearance.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Psychology

The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Science Society

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Work

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

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Finance Money

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