All aphorisms

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

George Gordon Byron

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Marriage Wit

Contempt is the only way to triumph over calumny.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Wisdom

Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Philosophy Psychology

Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy State Wealth

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can`t help it. It`s the truth.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Business Truth

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Wit

No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

Henry Brooks Adams

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Thought

In science read the newest works; in literature, the oldest.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Humor Science

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Friendship

The diffusion of taste is not the same thing as the improvement of taste.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Liberty Philosophy Politics

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.

John Acton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Politics

Order and simplification are the first steps towards the mastery of a subject.

Thomas Mann

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity Science

Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure a great share of it in another.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Thought Wit

The history of the world is the world`s court of justice.

Friedrich von Schiller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Wit

One`s work may be finished someday, but one`s education never.

Alexandre Dumas

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education

Don`t despair, not even over the fact that you don`t despair.

Franz Kafka

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Thought Wit

Despair makes victims sometimes victors.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wisdom

As a rule, adversity reveals genius, and prosperity conceals it.

Horace

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Unhappiness

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