All aphorisms

Blood alone moves the wheels of history.

Martin Luther

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Women

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

That`s the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Nature Women

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

Henry David Thoreau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Reason

The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded.

Gustave Flaubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Culture Life Society

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Evil Good

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Reason Thought

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Nature

There is nothing permanent except change.

Heraclitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Stupidity Wit

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Reason Thought

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge Psychology Wisdom

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

What they call `heart` is located far lower than the fourth waistcoat button.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody has read.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism

There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

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