All aphorisms

If we don`t change direction soon, we`ll end up where we`re going.

Irwin Corey

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

We must not think of the things we could do with, but only of the things that we can`t do without.

Jerome K. Jerome

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Thought Wit

It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.

Thomas Mann

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Liberty Society

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

Isaac Newton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom Wit

Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

If you are a genius and unsuccessful, everybody treats you as if you were a genius, but when you come to be successful, when you commence to earn money, when you are really successful, then your family and everybody no longer treats you like a genius, they treat you like a man who has become successful.

Pablo Picasso

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Success

My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.

Charles Dickens

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Time

A really busy person never knows how much he weighs.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Everything in excess is opposed to nature.

Hippocrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Nature

What you do for money you do badly.

Jules Verne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Money

A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.

Francis Scott-Fitzgerald

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Success

Speed is the essence of war.

Lao Tzu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

That is the bitterest of all - to wear the yoke of our own wrong-doing.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

One`s eyes are what one is, one`s mouth is what one becomes.

John Galsworthy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Society Wit

In manners, tranquillity is the supreme power.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Society

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Philosophy

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought

The history of art is the history of revivals.

Samuel Butler

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art History

A man`s wife has more power over him than the state has.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men State Wife

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