All aphorisms

There is nothing more mysterious than clarity.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Thought Wisdom

War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.

George Orwell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Evil War

Patience is the art of hoping.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.

Henry David Thoreau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wealth

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Life Science Wisdom

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie Philosophy Truth

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Happiness Philosophy Success

Don`t ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.

Theodore Roosevelt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Wealth

A man`s worth is estimated in this world according to his conduct.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Society

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davison Rockefeller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Person

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

Plato

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

We cannot be sure that we have something to live for unless we are ready to die for it.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Life

Men`s thoughts are much according to their inclination.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Thought

Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Every desire bears its death in its very gratification. Curiosity languishes under repeated stimulants, and novelties cease to excite and surprise, until at length we cannot wonder even at a miracle.

Washington Irving

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

Love lessens woman`s delicacy and increases man`s.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Politics

However virtuous a woman may be, a compliment on her virtue is what gives her the least pleasure.

Charles Josef de Ligne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Women

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Philosophy Wisdom

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