All aphorisms

It is a sad thing when men have neither wit to speak well nor judgment to hold their tongues.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth Wit

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Philosophy Religion Science

Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.

Epictetus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Evil

A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

With a woman, always make good use of a secret. She will be proportionally grateful to you, like a scoundrel who grants his respect to an honest man he has been unable to swindle.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Health Thought

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty

Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other that you can boast about it.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Behavior

Flattery is all right if you don`t inhale.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit Women

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible.

Henry Brooks Adams

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Life

Time is money.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Time

When you enjoy loving your neighbor it ceases to be a virtue.

Kahlil Gibran

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Humor Wit

A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.

William Hazlitt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.

Washington Irving

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom Wit

Wine and youth are fire upon fire.

Henry Fielding

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Youth

There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Politics Psychology Society

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