All aphorisms

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Conscience Philosophy Wit

Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.

Thomas Fuller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wit

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

Coco Chanel

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By theme: Fashion

It is only reason that teaches silence. The heart teaches us to speak.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Reason Wisdom

Home is the girl`s prison and the woman`s workhouse.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme: Wit Women

I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Person

He who has lived a day has lived an age.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Relations Wife

The woman who appeals to a man`s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Psychology Relations Women

Hatred is a settled anger.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Hatred Psychology

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth

A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but most certainly without freedom the press will never be anything but bad.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Society State

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Wisdom Wit

We are not troubled by things, but by the opinion which we have of things.

Epictetus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Philosophy Psychology

Be yourself. A horse without the lancer is still a horse; a lancer without the horse is just a man.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Silence is a friend who will never betray.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Philosophy Psychology Wisdom

To the vulgar eye, few things are wonderful that are not distant.

Thomas Carlyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

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By theme: Money

We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Religion

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