All aphorisms

A husband is a plaster that cures all the ills of girlhood.

Moliere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Wit

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Women seem to be all right on bargains till it comes to picking out a husband.

Kin Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

War is like love - it always finds a way.

Bertolt Brecht

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love War

It is easy to see, hard to foresee.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

Perhaps God chose me to be an atheist?

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Religion Wit

No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations

A man dies as often as he loses his friends.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Friendship

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Thought

A bluestocking is the scourge of her husband, children, friends, servants, and every one.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Occupation alone is happiness.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness

Women`s virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Marriage Wit Women

Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom, which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit Women

People only see what they are prepared to see.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Psychology

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

The simplification of anything is always sensational.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

No people can be both ignorant and free.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Liberty

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