All aphorisms

Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Reason Thought

Enemies` promises were made to be broken.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

To tell the truth, rightly understood is not to state the true facts, but to convey a true impression.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Truth

The human race has improved everything, but the human race.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

From error to error one discovers the entire truth.

Sigmund Freud

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology Truth

If you can once engage people`s pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Reason

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor

What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank?

Bertolt Brecht

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Society Wit

The well dressed man is he whose clothes you never notice.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Society

Easy writings curse is hard reading.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity

Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Wit

Habit is stronger than reason.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Society

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.

George Orwell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.

Thomas Carlyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Creativity Life

Every woman knows all about everything.

Rudyard Kipling

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit Women

Everything comes to us from others. To be is to belong to someone.

Jean Paul Sartre

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

Who will watch the watchmen?

Decimus Junius Juvenal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State Wit

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics

Business is a combination of war and sport.

Andre Maurois

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business

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