All aphorisms

Politics is more difficult than physics.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Science

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth - more than ruin - more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Time Wisdom

From the deepest desires often comes the deadliest hate.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Hatred

The liar`s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Thought Wisdom Lie

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Life Wit

Rare are those who prefer virtue to the pleasures of sex.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Thought

Nothing can afford a woman greater pleasure than to hear tender words of love. The strictest, most devout woman will listen even if she must not answer.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Women

Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Philosophy Wisdom

A woman should soften but not weaken a man.

Sigmund Freud

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.

Denis Diderot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.

Alexandre Dumas

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Psychology Wisdom Women

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Wit Women

Poverty and wealth are comparative sins.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Wealth

Youth is wholly experimental.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Youth

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Psychology Wisdom

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