All aphorisms

Honest men love women; those who deceive them adore them.

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Love Men Relations Women

Sometimes you have to be silent to be heard.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wisdom Wit

Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.

Jules Henri Poincare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient observation than to any other reason.

Isaac Newton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Science Thought

People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.

Lao Tzu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Politics Society State

Woman inspires us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them.

Alexandre Dumas

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Science

Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.

Denis Diderot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Philosophy Politics

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn`t happen today.

Laurence Johnston Peter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Love Wit

Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Patriotism Wisdom

Some would like to understand what they believe in. Others would like to believe in what they understand.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Religion Wisdom Wit

The secret of man`s being is not only to live, but to have something to live for.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy Wisdom

Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it`s a mistake to make a habit out of it.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion

We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Relations Women

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Time Wit

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State Truth

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Humor Wit

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