All aphorisms

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.

Bertolt Brecht

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth Wisdom

The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Truth

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Pablo Picasso

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity

Never waste a minute thinking about people you don`t like.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

If a woman doesn`t chase a man a little, she doesn`t love him.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Love Men Wit Women

Beauty is also a virtue, a beautiful woman cannot have flaws.

Friedrich von Schiller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Women

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Happiness

A husband is a guy who tells you when you`ve got on too much lipstick.

Ogden Nash

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Husband Wife Wit

Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situations.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

The affected modesty of most women is a decoy for the generous, the delicate, and unsuspecting; while the artful, the bold, and unfeeling either see or break through its slender disguises.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind.

Kahlil Gibran

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

There`s a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven`t the time to enjoy it.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Humor Wit

Fanatic is a person who obstinately and jealously defends the opinion that you do not share.

Ambrose Bierce

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Relations

The tongue is the vile slave`s vilest part.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Evil

Too much work and too much energy kill a man just as effectively as too much assorted vice or too much drink.

Rudyard Kipling

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Marriage is not a hinder for those who are able to be happy.

Jean Rostand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Humor Marriage Wit

Lonely person is always in a bad company.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Unhappiness

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