All aphorisms

Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

I should like to know, what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

If a family is the main thing in life it should not be a place for ambitions and thirst for success.

Margaret Thatcher

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Behavior

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Person

Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

My opinion? Well, I have one opinion in the morning, other opinion after noon, and in the evening I have no opinion at all.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Perfume is a mark of female identity and the final touch of her style.

Christian Dior

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Women

The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

It is better to live alone. There is no friendship with a fool.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Stupidity

He who sees in fashion only fashion is a fool.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Stupidity

The music of wedding procession always reminds me of a military march before the final battle.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity

Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.

George Gordon Byron

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Simplicity is the extreme degree of sophistication.

Leonardo da Vinci

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity Knowledge Philosophy Wisdom

Unfortunately, many of those who got despaired and gave up will never know how close they were to success!

Thomas A. Edison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Borrow money from pessimists - they don`t expect it back.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

People usually deserve each other.

Jean Rostand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society

The future is not what it used to be before.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Wit

A king should die on his feet.

Luis XVIII

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Society

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