All aphorisms

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success Wit

When tempted to be unfaithful, the intellectual woman will try to inspire her husband with indifference, the sentimental woman with hatred, and the passionate woman with disgust.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

The future is in the present, but future is also in the past. We create our future, so if it is bad, it`s only our fault.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Time

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health

No crime has been without a precedent.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

The wise man is seldom prudent.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.

Galileo Galilei

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Reason

A woman`s hatred, in fact, is love with another direction.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Hatred Love Women

When a woman tells you her age, it`s all right to look surprised, but don`t scowl.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit Women

Everything has been thought of before, but the difficulty is to think of it again.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy State Wit

Our characters are a result of our conduct.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom State Philosophy

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire, which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success Feelings

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom Philosophy Psychology

A woman`s heart has as many secrets as there are stars in the sky.

Hippocrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you`ll look back and realize they were big things.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I`m afraid of widths.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

In flying from one vice we are sometimes led into another.

Horace

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Vice

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.

Pablo Picasso

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity Art

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