All aphorisms

A thousand years scarce serve to form a state. An hour may lay it in the dust.

George Gordon Byron

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: State

My pain may be the reason for somebody`s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody`s pain.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity

When God makes a beautiful woman, the devil opens a new register.

Ambrose Bierce

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit Women

Don`t have any more secrets than you can keep yourself.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.

Henry Brooks Adams

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Life

Good-humor is the soul`s health; sadness is its poison.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Health

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

Aristotle Onassis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Psychology Success

It is always a great mistake to command when you are not sure your will be obeyed.

Honore de Mirabeau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

Art and science have their meeting-point in method.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Science

The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.

John Quincy Adams

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Dale Carnegie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Success

Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Thought

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it a charm.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life

Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds.

Antoine de Rivarol

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Friendship Hatred Relations

All men are children, and if understand that, a woman understands everything.

Coco Chanel

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

Prayer is to religion what thinking is to philosophy. To pray is to make religion.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion

Methods are the masters of masters.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Science Thought

The usual trade and commerce is cheating all around by consent.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Wit

At twenty everyone is republican.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Youth

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Death Life

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