All aphorisms

The counsels of the old, like the winter sun, shine, but give no heat.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Wisdom

Art, like life, should be free, since both are experimental.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Liberty Life

For a smart woman a man is not a problem, for a smart woman a man is a solution.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Wit Women

Right is its own defense.

Bertolt Brecht

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

A little child is immoral, he has no internal inhibitions against pleasures.

Sigmund Freud

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Morality Psychology

Speak when you are angry - and you`ll make the best speech you`ll ever regret.

Laurence Johnston Peter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Such was the happiness of the times that you might think as you chose and speak as you thought.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Society

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

A sane person to an insane society must appear insane.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Wit

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Wit

If you`re lonely, you totally belong to yourself.

Leonardo da Vinci

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

It is ridiculous to think that somebody else can make you happy or unhappy.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Philosophy Thought Unhappiness

Old-aged people are not wise, they are simply careful.

Ernest Hemingway

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Wisdom

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

The less you trust others, the less you will be deceived.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Valor consists in the power of self-recovery.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

When you know the truth it will drive you insane.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; the cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Wisdom

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