All aphorisms

When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Psychology Reason Relations Women

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought Wisdom

If people cannot attack the idea, they attack the thinker.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

A woman will always prefer your slavery to her freedom.

Jean Rostand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

Are naked women intelligent?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

People spoil their soul and conscience just like they spoil their stomach.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

Stay where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as a duchess.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom

Good taste comes more from the judgment than from the mind.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom

It is much easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy the rest.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Wisdom

A married man with a family will do anything for money.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Money

Every man is as lazy as he dares to be.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Love is on the verge of hate each time it stoops for pardon.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Self-trust is the first secret of success.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

It is in no man`s power to have whatever he wants; but he has it in his power not to wish for what he hasn`t got, and cheerfully make the most of things that do not come his way.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Philosophy

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