All aphorisms

In free society, art is not a weapon and it does not belong to the sphere of polemics and ideology. Artists are not engineers of the soul.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Liberty Politics

Wealth unused might as well not exist.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Wealth

You can ask me to look for the truth, but you cannot ask me to find it.

Denis Diderot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought Truth Wisdom

Anxiety in children is originally nothing other than an expression of the fact they are feeling the loss of the person they love.

Sigmund Freud

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Childhood Psychology

It`s risky in a marriage for a man to come home too late, but it can sometimes pose an even greater risk if he comes home too early.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

Our true passions are selfish.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Egoism Feelings

Poetry is a separate language, or more specifically, a language within a language.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art

To the vulgar eye, few things are wonderful that are not distant.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme: Education Psychology

The love of money grows as money grows.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

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By theme: Money

Politics have no relation to morals.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Politics

Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Politics Society State

He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge Wit

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of children.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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By theme: Childhood

What is crime amongst the multitude is only vice among the few.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme: Relations Society Vice

Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Science

Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Wit Women

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology Thought

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.

Niels Bohr

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Wit

Philosophy perpetually concerned with what we must believe, and never with what we must do.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

Stand with anybody that stands right. Stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life Politics Relations

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