All aphorisms

Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.

Antoine de Rivarol

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy Psychology Wisdom

No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there`s too much fraternizing with the enemy.

Henry Kissinger

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Relations Women

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Psychology Vice

A bad cold wouldn`t be so annoying if it weren`t for the advice of our friends.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Health Humor

Just as politeness imitates kindness, so does grace imitate modesty.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Wisdom

Friendship, love, and piety ought to be handled with a sort of mysterious secrecy; they ought to be spoken of only in the rare moments of perfect confidence, to be mutually understood in silence. Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

All things are difficult before they are easy.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology

We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Psychology Relations

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology War

Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Love Psychology Relations Women

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Wisdom Women

Getting divorced just because you don`t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

If anyone accuses me of contradicting myself, I reply: because I have been wrong once, or several times, I don`t intend to be wrong forever.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed.

Louis XIV

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Relations

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Person Behavior

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.

Andre Maurois

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Relations

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