All aphorisms

I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations

Perhaps to our senses things offer only their rejections. Perfume is what flowers throw away.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Philosophy Wit

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Philosophy

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

The public never knows what it wants, only what it doesn`t want.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Society

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

Add a few drops of venom to a half truth and you have an absolute truth.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Truth Wit

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

Time stays, we go.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Time

Themistocles said, - "The Athenians govern the Greeks; I govern the Athenians; you, my wife, govern me; your son governs you."

Plutarch

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Relations Society

What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in abundance.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Youth

Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.

Lillian Hellman

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy Truth

What`s money without happiness?

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Money

Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit Women

Nothing pleases a woman quite so well as to look so sweet that a man wants to kiss her, and then abuse him for his impudence.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Behavior Wit Women

If a man has been his mother`s undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.

Sigmund Freud

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success Psychology

Women? In order to realize how far these charming creatures we idealize can carry their cruelty, we must see them among themselves!

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Women

Can the cannibal speak in the name of those he ate?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A true woman loves a strong man because she knows his weaknesses. She protects as much as she is protected.

Andre Maurois

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Men Women

To be an adult is to be alone.

Jean Rostand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Relations Society

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