All aphorisms

Love, which is only an episode in the life of man, is the entire history of woman`s life.

Germaine de Stael

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Love Men Women

There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Envy

The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.

Gustave Flaubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Stupidity

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business

Nature has given women two painful but heavenly gifts, which distinguish them, and often raise them above human nature, - compassion and enthusiasm. By compassion, they devote themselves; by enthusiasm they exalt themselves.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature Women

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

George Orwell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Truth

Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Person Thought

Hatred may be engendered by good deeds as well as bad ones.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Good Hatred

A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny

He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Reason

God in his wisdom made the fly and then forgot to tell us why.

Ogden Nash

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Men Women

Always turn to strange gods; they will listen to you out of turn.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Religion Wit

I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.

Dorothy Parker

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it`s only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it`s two hours. That`s relativity.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Science Wit

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Liberty

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Good Money

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

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Patriotism Reason

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