All aphorisms

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wit

To endure uncertainty is difficult, but so are most of the other virtues.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Andre Gide

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wisdom Wit

If you do not know his language, you will never understand a foreigner`s silence.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The more you judge, the less you love.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Love Relations

Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman`s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Wit Women

Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.

Otto von Bismarck

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Wit

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Business

He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.

Leonardo da Vinci

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When government fears the people, there is liberty.

Thomas Paine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Politics Society State

No cord or cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.

Robert Burton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society State

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Truth Wisdom

People need good lies. There are too many bad ones.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Lie Wit

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Science Wisdom

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Franz Kafka

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Happiness Old Youth

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