All aphorisms

Men think. Women only think that they think.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Thought Wit Women

Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Envy Psychology

At least half of sins of mankind are caused by the fear of boredom.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom Wit

Fear follows crime and is its punishment.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

She commands who is blest with indifference.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Behavior

Though fraud in all other actions be odious, yet in matters of war it is laudable and glorious, and he who overcomes his enemies by stratagem is as much to be praised as he who overcomes them by force.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Reason Wisdom

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.

Thomas Carlyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Work

The mistrust of husband is terrible for a wife, someday she`ll avenge for that.

Jean Rostand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Relations Wife

Our most important thoughts are those that contradict our emotions.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Thought

It is untrue that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality; its sovereign law is subordination and dependence.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature Philosophy

The aim of education is the condition of suspended judgment on everything.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education

If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Unhappy is the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Unhappiness

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

Franklin Pierce Jones

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Love of one`s country recognizes no frontiers... of other countries.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Patriotism Wit

A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.

Laurence Johnston Peter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

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