All aphorisms

I hate war: it ruins conversation.

Bernard de Fontenelle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War Wit

There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Women

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with facts for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

Josef Ernest Renan

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Science

We can not stop wishing our wishes.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology Wisdom

You are responsible for not only what you say, but also for what you do not say.

Martin Luther

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage

One may smile, smile and be a villain.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

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