All aphorisms

Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success Wit

Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme: Thought Wisdom

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme: History

The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme: Philosophy Reason

If we don`t know life, how can we know death?

Confucius

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By theme: Death Life Philosophy Wisdom

We say that someone occupies an official position, whereas it is the official position that occupies him.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme: Wit

If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another.

Epicurus

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By theme: Relations Wit

Silence is the jewelry of a woman.

Democritus

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By theme: Women

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.

Napoleon Hill

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By theme: Behavior Relations

In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme: Humor Thought Wit

The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics State

No normal man ever fell in love after thirty when the kidneys begin to disintegrate.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme: Humor Love Men Wit

Life is just one damned thing after another.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme: Humor Life Wit

What we do not understand we do not possess.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme: Thought Wisdom

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.

Galileo Galilei

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By theme: Education Wisdom

For some women shopping is the only type of sport.

John Galsworthy

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By theme: Wit Women

Life without the courage for death is slavery.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life Wisdom

I have achieved many things because I do not consume my energy in vain. I do not stand if I can sit and I do not sit if I can lie down.

Winston Churchill

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By theme: Humor Wit

Learned women are ridiculed because they put to shame unlearned men.

George Sand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will, which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

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