All aphorisms

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness

Nothing succeeds so well as success.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher`s stone.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Life Money Philosophy

People of intelligence often treat business the way ignorant people treat books.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Business Reason Wisdom

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Love Marriage Unhappiness

I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Liberty Society Thought

Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Love Time

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage

Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Philosophy Psychology

I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Psychology Relations

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Suppose you succeed in breaking the wall with your head. And what, then, will you do in the next cell?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Humor Wit

We learn from experience that people don`t learn from experience.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life Wisdom

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Reason Truth

Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit

An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

What a miserable world! Trouble if we love, and trouble if we do not love.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Humor Politics Wit

What is Chaos? It is the Order destroyed during Creation.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature Religion Wit

Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Wit

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