All aphorisms

The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood

The mind revolts against certain opinions, as the stomach rejects certain foods.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Wit

It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.

Dale Carnegie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

Success never needs an excuse.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.

Henry Brooks Adams

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

Experience increases our wisdom but doesn`t reduce our follies.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Wisdom Wit

What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

The state is the association of men, and not men themselves; the citizen may perish, and the man remain.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: State

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Philosophy

I am a man; I count nothing human foreign to me.

Terence

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

It is gentle manners, which prove so irresistible in women.

Pierre Jules Theophile Gautier

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Save those who fill the highest stations, I know of none more unfortunate than those who envy them.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Unhappiness

Though women are angels, yet wedlock`s the devil.

George Gordon Byron

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Women

It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society

For my part, it is not the mystery of the incarnation, which I discover in religion, but the mystery of social order, which associates with heaven that idea of equality, which prevents the rich from destroying the poor.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion Society

We are what we imagine ourselves to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Thought Wisdom

When a man makes a woman his wife, it`s the highest compliment he can pay her, and it`s usually the last.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Wife Wit

Ah! Vanitas vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire, or, having it, is satisfied?

William Makepeace Thackeray

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Life

No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with only a single thread.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Philosophy

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