All aphorisms

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Work Evil Vice

Most fools think they are only ignorant.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Stupidity

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

Isaac Asimov

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Culture Science Society

We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Man is fatally slow on the uptake; it always takes him until the next generation to understand what`s going on.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Society Wit

Men, who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

A free society is a place where it`s safe to be unpopular.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Society

The bonds of wedlock are so heavy that it takes two to carry them - sometimes three.

Alexandre Dumas

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Life Marriage

The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.

Sigmund Freud

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Culture Society

Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Wit

Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart`s desire. The other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wit

A woman, who cannot make her mistakes charming, is only a female.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something for us.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Humor Wit

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie Philosophy Truth

Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Love Marriage

However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Love

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