All aphorisms

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

Michel de Montaigne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Marriage

There are truths, which are not for all men, nor for all times.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

Physiognomy is not a guide that has been given us to judge of the character of men: it may only serve us for conjecture.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom

Every woman in choosing a lover takes more account of the way in which other women regard the man than of her own.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

Can we rework the calendar so that we don`t have to live in the twentieth century?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.

Jean Rostand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity

Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

The gods are on the side of the stronger.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Society

True love always makes a man better, no matter what woman inspires it.

Alexandre Dumas

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

It is one of man`s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Men

Don`t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

The gods help them that help themselves.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

Hermann Hesse

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History

Fashions come and go; bad taste is timeless.

Beau Brummell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

I don`t trust him. We`re friends.

Bertolt Brecht

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Wit

Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Men are virtuous because women are; women are virtuous from necessity.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Morality Wit Women

I would not have children much beaten for their faults, because I would not have them think bodily pain the greatest punishment.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Education

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