All aphorisms

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Wisdom

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme: Patriotism Reason

Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme: Liberty Thought Wisdom

When you are young you think money is the most important thing in life. When you are old, you know it.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Old Youth

Where there is love there is no question.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Psychology

Maybe this world is another planet`s hell.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

Samuel Butler

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics Society

Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought Wisdom

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

Do you know what a pessimist is? A person who thinks everybody as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Wit

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

It is not so much our friends` help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

Democritus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Psychology Truth Wisdom

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Wisdom

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.

Henry David Thoreau

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By theme: Character

In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Women

No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme: Humor Men Wisdom Women

A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.

Heraclitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Thought Wisdom

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