All aphorisms

All happiness depends on courage and work.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wit

History is written by winners.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals - courtesy, to inferiors - nobleness.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength but by perseverance.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

The danger of failure should not deter you from continuing the case which you consider right.

Abraham Lincoln

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Morality

Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Time

War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Wisdom

Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny

OK, so what`s the speed of dark?

Steven Wright

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

If you know life, give me your address.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Where neither love nor hatred is in the game, a woman`s game is mediocre.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

True love is not what stands many years of separation, but the one which withstands many years of intimacy.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Love Wit

If people only made prudent marriages, what a stop to population there would be!

William Makepeace Thackeray

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit

Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem.

Woody Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

States are great engines moving slowly.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: State

Do not give in too much to feelings. An overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

There are periods when public opinion is the worst of opinions.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Time Society

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