All aphorisms

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Life

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Wisdom

When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there`s more reason to fear than to hope.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Reason Wisdom

Our misdeeds are easily forgotten when they are known only to ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

God has placed the genius of women in their hearts, because the works of this genius are always works of love.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

Don`t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don`t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Feelings

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

A bachelor has to have inspiration for making love to a woman, a married man needs only an excuse.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

It destroys one`s nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

I like two kinds of men: domestic and foreign.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Only one fellow in ten thousand understands the currency question, and we meet him every day.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Finance Humor Wit

No, no, you`re not thinking; you`re just being logical.

Niels Bohr

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Thought

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half-shut afterwards.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Marriage Relations

There are heads sometimes so little, that there is no room for wit, sometimes so long that there is no wit for so much room.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Isaac Asimov

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Science Society Wisdom

Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other`s character before marriage, which is never advisable.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Marriage Relations

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