All aphorisms

Men are seldom blessed with good fortune and good sense at the same time.

Titus Livius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

An angry man who suppresses his passions thinks worse than he speaks; and an angry man that will chide speaks worse than he thinks.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Thought

Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.

Friedrich von Schiller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Time

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Religion

Memory is what makes us young or old.

Alfred de Musset

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Philosophy Psychology Youth

A lovely countenance is the fairest of all sights, and the sweetest harmony is the sound of the voice of her whom we love.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.

Stendhal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

We are like chameleons; we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Psychology

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.

Henry Kissinger

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Wisdom

If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Money is the wise man`s religion.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Religion Wisdom

No one keeps a secret so well as a child.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Childhood

A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Old Wit Youth

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life

A good thing can`t be cruel.

Charles Dickens

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Good Morality

He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

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