All aphorisms

Women like silent men. They think they`re listening.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Women

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Wit Women

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

Abraham Lincoln

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology Reason

We don`t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Life is short. The sooner a man begins to enjoy his wealth the better.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wealth

The ordinary true, or purely real, cannot be the object of the arts. Illusion on a ground of truth - that is the secret of the fine arts.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art

Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

One should never know too precisely whom one has married.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Psychology

To you I`m an atheist, but for God I`m a constructive opposition.

Woody Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

Only fools and charlatans know and understand everything.

Anton Chekhov

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wit

Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wit

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Hope for pleasure is almost as enjoyable as the pleasure itself.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Wisdom

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth

If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

Success isn`t everything but it makes a man stand straight.

Lillian Hellman

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

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