All aphorisms

Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Friendship Person Psychology

A fanatic is one who can`t change his mind and won`t change the subject.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Politics

A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion Science

We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another which will be eternal.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he`s in love with her.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Women

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

If you don`t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won`t have to work.

Ogden Nash

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Money

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.

Otto von Bismarck

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics State

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

No nation has friends, only interests.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics State

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Liberty

I`m opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one`s ignorance.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Truth Wisdom

All generalizations are false, including this one.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Truth

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.

Samuel Butler

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie Reason Truth

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Society Wit

When gossip grows old it becomes myth.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Humor Wit

Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

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