All aphorisms

Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person

Thought is invisible nature.

Heinrich Heine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature Thought

A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Wit Women

Melancholy men are of all others the most witty.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Life

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.

Marcel Achard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Democracy Society State

Word is a shadow of a deed.

Democritus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Philosophy Psychology

A war is not won if the defeated enemy has not been turned into a friend.

Eric Hoffer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War Wit

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought

Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.

Theodore Roosevelt

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Society

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Reason

The human race is governed by its imagination.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Philosophy

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Wisdom

Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worst to better.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom

There is no little enemy.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations

Manners are stronger than laws.

Thomas Carlyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society

The idle always have a mind to do something.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character

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