All aphorisms

He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Relations

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.

Martin Luther

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Conscience Philosophy Wisdom

Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism

A person dishonored is worst than dead.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person

Men willingly believe what they wish.

Julius Caesar

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.

Gustave Flaubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

In the field of scientific observation chance favors the prepared mind.

Louis Pasteur

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president but they don`t want them to become politicians in the process.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

Women have a genius for love; men can only learn the art indifferently.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old

Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Common sense is not so common.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Truth comes out of error more easily than out of confusion.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage

Sex without love is an empty gesture. But as empty gestures go, it is one of the best.

Woody Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

Pablo Picasso

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

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