All aphorisms

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

The secret of getting things done is to act!

Alighieri Dante

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Society Thought Wisdom

We love the Lord, of course, but we often wonder what he finds in us.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

The meek may inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights.

John Paul Getty

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Psychology Wisdom

Adults are obsolete children.

Denis Diderot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Childhood Wisdom

Tell me whom you sleep with and I shall tell you whom you dream of.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one`s aim.

John Davison Rockefeller

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn`t mean he knows what it is.

Bertrand Russell

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.

Benjamin Franklin

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wife

In love we often doubt what we most believe.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit

Nothing is permanent but change.

Heraclitus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy

Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Destiny

Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom Youth

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Wit

Some virtues are seen only in affliction and others only in prosperity.

Joseph Addison

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Person

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals, which direct them.

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Character Person Society

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