All aphorisms

You can never get enough of what you don`t need to make you happy.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Wit

A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Friendship Relations Thought

Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner`s inquest.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Marriage Wife

Only the educated are free.

Epictetus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Liberty

Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things, which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.

Plutarch

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Thought Wisdom

Responsibility is the price of freedom.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

It is better to be deceived by one`s friends than to deceive them.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Friendship

The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn`t been asleep.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success Wit

Pretty women without religion are like flowers without perfume.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion Women

There is nothing more tragic in life than the utter impossibility of changing what you have done.

John Galsworthy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Thought

Nothing is so often irrevocably neglected as an opportunity of daily occurrence.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success Wisdom

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.

Winston Churchill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge

I prefer the most unjust peace to the most righteous war.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics War

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

Caesar`s wife must be above suspicion.

Julius Caesar

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Wife

It`s perfectly understandable that the wolves call for the sheep to be disarmed. Sheep`s wool offers a certain resistance to the wolf`s bite.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Wit

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education

It is as absurd to say that a man can`t love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Thought Wisdom

Anyone who has never really loved has never really lived.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Love

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