All aphorisms

We can be absolutely certain only about things we do not understand.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Society

The less men think the more they talk.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Thought

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

The less we know the more we suspect.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Wit

When you undertake to run a revolution, the difficulty is not to make it go; it is to hold it in check.

Honore de Mirabeau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

It is not wisdom, but ignorance which teaches men presumption.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Dale Carnegie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Psychology

Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.

Joseph Heller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Life

All nature wears one universal grin.

Henry Fielding

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature

A child is an angel dependent on man.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Men

Humor is also a way of saying something serious.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A republic properly understood is a sovereignty of justice, in contradistinction to a sovereignty of will.

Thomas Paine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

Women may fall when there`s no strength in men.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I`m right.

Moliere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for everyone takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.

Charles Darwin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

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