All aphorisms

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.

Miguel de Cervantes

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Knowledge Psychology

The utmost extent of man`s knowledge is to know that he knows nothing.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women

Everyone lives by selling something.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Thought

To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics

A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Relations

It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.

Charles de Gaulle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

By giving away food we get more strength. By bestowing clothing on others we gain more beauty. By donating abodes of purity and truth we acquire great treasures.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Cynicism Politics Success

In order to have friends you must first be one.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship

No disguise can long conceal love where it is, nor feign it where it is not.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

The only medicine, which does women more good than harm, is dress.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Women

Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness

Most men like in women what is most opposite their own characters.

Henry Fielding

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Men Women

We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Humor Wit

Know thyself? If I knew myself, I`d run away.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Wisdom

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy State

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