All aphorisms

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Hatred Knowledge Philosophy

Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Wisdom

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature Psychology

All human activity is prompted by desire.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

We know nothing at all. All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren. The real nature of things we shall never know.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Nature Science

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.

Henrik Ibsen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Men

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

There are truths that instruct, perhaps, but they do not illuminate.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.

Niels Bohr

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

Never throw mud. You may miss your mark, but you will have dirty hands.

Dorothy Parker

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that`s subtraction.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Money is power, and rare are the heads that can withstand the possession of great power.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money

If people turn to look at you in the street, you are not well dressed, but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable.

Beau Brummell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Delicacy is to affectation what grace is to beauty.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Behavior

Men are born equal but they are also born different.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Psychology Society

Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.

Charles de Montesquieu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

Pierre Jules Theophile Gautier

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

So many men, so many opinions; everyone has his own fancy.

Terence

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

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