All aphorisms

Silence is the virtue of fools.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Stupidity

Never trust a husband too far or a bachelor too near.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Husband

It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology

Every sentence that I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.

Niels Bohr

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Egoism Truth

I want to know the thoughts of God. Everything else is just details.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Reason Wit

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Old Youth

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Reason Wisdom

A stupid man`s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Stupidity

Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage

How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person?

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Truth

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Reason

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Hatred Life

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Wisdom

Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Good Husband

All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.

Epictetus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion

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