All aphorisms

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Life Love

He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no longer in his power.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Religion

Success is often achieved by those who don`t know that failure is inevitable.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Money

Sometime they`ll give a war and nobody will come.

Carl Sandburg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War

Fear loves the idea of danger.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Thought

A cat has nine lives and a woman has nine cats` lives.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit Women

There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.

Germaine de Stael

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women

I`m old enough to know better but I`m still too young to care.

Ogden Nash

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Life

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future Philosophy

We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations

Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men and studying all the various editions of them.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Thought Wisdom

Where children are, there is the golden age.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness

Fish and visitors smell in three days.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

A fellow ought to save a few of the long evenings he spends with his girl till after they`re married.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit

Pride, ill nature and want of sense are the three great sources of ill manners; without some one of these defects, no man will behave himself ill for want of experience, or what, in the language of fools, is called knowing the world.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

For a woman to be at once a coquette and a bigot is more than the humblest of husbands can bear; she should mercifully choose between the two.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

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