All aphorisms

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

Love, children, and work are the great sources of fertilizing contact between the individual and the rest of the world.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society

The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

The accent of a man`s native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Wisdom

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Never spend you money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Money

Prostitution and robbery are two living protests, respectively female and male, made by the natural state against the social state.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.

Germaine de Stael

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

The rich are always advising the poor, but the poor seldom return the compliment.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth

We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.

Henry David Thoreau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology

We all boil at different degrees.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage and profound indifference.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Person

You don`t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.

Margaret Thatcher

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Politics

Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom

From a drop of water a logician could predict an Atlantic or a Niagara.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Reason Science

All celebrated people lose on a close view.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society Wisdom

Even a word can be a gag.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Wit

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Wisdom

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Franz Kafka

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Behavior Old

The events we most desire do not happen; or, if they do, it is neither in the time nor in the circumstances when they would have given us extreme pleasure.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life

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