All aphorisms

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

That`s what all we are. Amateurs. We don`t live long enough to be anything else.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity Life

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Politics Society

The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

As you cannot do what you wish, you should wish what you can do.

Terence

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

After enlightenment, the laundry.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The freedom of conscience is a right so sacred, that even the name of tolerance involves a species of tyranny.

Honore de Mirabeau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Society

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Success

The best way to know God is to love many things.

Vincent Van Gogh

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Love

Support bacteria - they`re the only culture some people have.

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Culture Humor Wit

It is better to desire than to enjoy, to love than to be loved.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Love

The more weakness the more falsehood; strength goes straight; every cannon-ball that has in it hollows and holes goes crooked. Weaklings must lie.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie

One of the best rules in conversation is never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Society

And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.

John Acton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

No one 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: Knowledge Psychology Thought

The truthful man is usually a liar.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie Men Truth

If triangles invented a god, they would make him three-sided.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion

A purpose you impart is no longer your own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

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