All aphorisms

Nobody is forgotten when it is convenient to remember him.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society

The lower one speaks the closer a woman listens.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Society

The man who can make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow on the spot where only one grew before, world deserve better of mankind and render more essential service to the country than the whole race of politicians put together.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

The reason why lovers and their mistresses never tire of being together is that they are always talking of themselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and education must finish him.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education

Speech is the mirror of the mind.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Person

When there is love, you can live even without happiness.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Love

To enter into your own mind you need to be armed to the teeth.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Knowledge Psychology

There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Truth

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Conscience

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness

Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity Life

The most universal quality is diversity.

Michel de Montaigne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

A man forgets his good luck next day, but remembers his bad luck until next year.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Humor Psychology

Almost always the most indigent are the most generous.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Creativity

Our worries always come from our weaknesses.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Psychology

The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise.

Isaac Asimov

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Stupidity Wisdom

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