All aphorisms

Imagination means nothing without doing.

Charles Spencer Chaplin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can`t tell the truth without lying.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Lie

I`m only a beer teetotaller, not a champagne teetotaller.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

There are people who have money and people who are rich.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Wealth

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Old Youth

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.

Samuel Butler

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wit

All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Reason

We must be afraid of neither poverty nor exile nor imprisonment; of fear itself only should we be afraid.

Epictetus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Feelings Life

Love is a better teacher than duty.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

There is nothing that people bear more impatiently or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations

Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Science Thought

When you choose your friends, don`t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Friendship

He marries best who puts it off until it is too late.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

The young man who has not wept is a savage and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Youth

At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.

George Orwell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life Old

The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one`s opportunities and make the most of one`s resources.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Violence does even justice unjustly.

Thomas Carlyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

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