All aphorisms

The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations Thought

Jealousy is always born with love but it does not die with it.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Wisdom

God is for men and religion is for women.

Joseph Conrad

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Religion Women

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Creativity Success

Nothing is beautiful from every point of view.

Horace

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Beauty

Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Humor Psychology

If ever there was a holy war, it was that, which saved our liberties and gave us independence.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty War

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Relations

We make our fortunes and call them fate.

Benjamin Disraeli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Love Men Relations Women

The meaning of life is that it stops.

Franz Kafka

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

If a fool knows a secret, he tells it because he is a fool; if a knave knows one, he tells it wherever it is his interest to tell it.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

If fortune wishes to make a man estimable, she gives him virtues; if she wishes to make him esteemed, she gives him success.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny Success

Take all reasonable advantage of that which the present may offer you. It is the only time, which is ours. Yesterday is buried forever, and tomorrow we may never see.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Time

Union gives strength.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Relations Society

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society State

We hardly find any persons of good sense save those who agree with us.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.

Niels Bohr

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Thought

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