All aphorisms

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Death Psychology Wisdom

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

Love doesn`t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin Pierce Jones

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.

John Davison Rockefeller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Friendship

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Stupidity Thought Wisdom

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

Carl Gustav Jung

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Psychology Wisdom

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

All my best thoughts were stolen by the ancients.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Thought

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Humor State Wit

It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one`s neighbor.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Wit

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Friendship

A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Religion Wit

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

You lose your manners when you are poor.

Lillian Hellman

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Get married, but never to a man who is at home all day.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit

Your theory is crazy, but it`s not crazy enough to be true.

Niels Bohr

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Thought

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Love Relations

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