All aphorisms

Love isn`t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.

Hermann Hesse

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Love

Doubt and disorder are in us and with us.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought Wisdom

We usually learn to wait only when we have no longer anything to wait for.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Thought Wisdom

How many persons fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old!

Stanislaus Leszczynski

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Old Reason

It is not the mediocrity of women`s education which makes their weakness; it is their weakness which necessarily causes their mediocrity.

Joseph de Maistre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Women

You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Society

In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Society State Wealth

Do not imagine you can exorcize what oppresses you in life by giving vent to it in art.

Gustave Flaubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Behavior Life Psychology

For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?

Alighieri Dante

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society State

If you do not know how to lie, cheat and steal, turn your attention to politics and learn.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Politics Wit

A great success is made up of an aggregation of little ones.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Success

One shouldn`t talk of halters in the hanged man`s house.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.

Theodore Roosevelt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

There is nothing more requisite in business than dispatch.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.

Galileo Galilei

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Science Thought

Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person Psychology

Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Wealth

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