All aphorisms

He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Gustav Jung

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Truth

A fashionable woman is always in love - with herself.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion Love Women

The madness of individuals is an exception. The madness of groups, parties, nations and epochs is a rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Society

Nothing happens by accident in politics. If something happened, it was meant to be.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Nature

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.

Lao Tzu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

There is no greater pain than to remember, in our present grief, past happiness.

Alighieri Dante

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Unhappiness

Nothing tires a man more than to be grateful all the time.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Wit

Committee - a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.

Fred Allen

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

With the fortunate everything is fortunate.

Horace

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Politics is the art of the next best.

Otto von Bismarck

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics

Contentment is the only real wealth.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth

We easily forget crimes that are known only to ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.

Franklin Pierce Jones

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money

The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Future

Martyrdom is the only way to become famous without having any chances for that.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

The greatness of nation is not measured by its number just like the greatness of man is not measured by its height. The only measure is intelligence and moral character.

Victor Hugo

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character

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