All aphorisms

Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.

Otto von Bismarck

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

The best way to keep one`s word is not to give it.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Reason

Love knows nothing of modesty.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Wife

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

Andre Gide

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Truth

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Reason

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Politics Wisdom

He who believes in freedom of the will has never loved and never hated.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Hatred Liberty Love

If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.

John Galsworthy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Future

A clever woman often compromises her husband; a stupid woman only compromises herself.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Husband Women

Nothing shows a man`s character more than what he laughs at.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it`s not the same river and he`s not the same man.

Heraclitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Time Wisdom

To escape criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Wisdom

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Unhappiness

An honest man is always a child.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Childhood Men Morality

A book is a mirror: if an ass peers into it, you can`t expect an apostle to look out.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Knowledge

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Humor Men

There are times and countries when the only place for an honest man is in jail.

Thomas Mann

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Time Society

Patience is also a form of action.

Auguste Rodin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

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