All aphorisms

The reason that women are so much more sociable than men is because they act more from the heart than the intellect.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Feelings Women

Nothing at times is more expressive than silence.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

A woman cannot be herself in the society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view.

Henrik Ibsen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society Women

The vices enter into the composition of the virtues, as poisons into that of medicines. Prudence collects and arranges them, and uses them beneficially against the ills of life.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Vice

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth Wisdom

Violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent.

Isaac Asimov

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics Society

The definition of beauty is easy; it`s what leads you to desperation.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Philosophy

Experience is the teacher of fools.

Titus Livius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Stupidity

If you strike a child take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Childhood

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wit

Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children.

Alphonse Daudet

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Childhood Creativity

Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.

Pablo Picasso

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity Success

The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity Humor Wit

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Reason Wisdom

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Feelings Psychology

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Men Women

Style is the thought itself.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Love

Information is not knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Science

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