All aphorisms

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations Wisdom

Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.

Samuel Butler

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Religion

The sole cause of man`s unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Unhappiness

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

Immanuel Kant

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Philosophy

You have to decide even to hesitate.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance.

Thomas Jefferson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society State

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Confucius

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty Wisdom

Fashion is a tyrant from which nothing frees us. We must suit ourselves to its fantastic tastes. But being compelled to live under its foolish laws, the wise man is never the first to follow, nor the last to keep it.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Accident is veiled necessity.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology Wisdom

Manners form the great charm of women.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women

What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics War

What often prevents our abandoning ourselves to a single vice is our having more than one.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Cynicism Vice

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

Nothing flatters a man so much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Husband Wife

If moderation is a fault then indifference is a crime.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality Philosophy Psychology

Do not judge and you will never be mistaken.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Wisdom

Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.

Henry Ford

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business Success

I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

You have to have a lot of patience to learn patience.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

When the solution is simple, God is answering.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science

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