All aphorisms

We are taught to clothe our minds, as we do our bodies, after the fashion in vogue; and it is accounted fantastical or something worse, not to do so.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Fashion Morality Society

We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the manner in which it is done.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations Wisdom

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society Wisdom

Death never happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Life

We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State War

Remember, what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Psychology Wisdom

As soon as fashion is universal, it is out of date.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Fashion

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Feelings

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person

A tired exclamation mark is a question mark.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Success makes success, as money makes money.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money Success

War: a massacre of people who don`t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don`t massacre each other.

Paul Valery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit War

When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Marriage Wit Women

Law without force is impotent.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State

Because everyone uses language to talk, everyone thinks he can talk about language.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Science Wisdom

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Success

Liberty begets anarchy, anarchy leads to despotism, and despotism brings about liberty once again. Millions of human beings have perished without being able to make any of these systems triumph.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Politics Society

Everything you can imagine is real.

Pablo Picasso

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity

The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings

Success comes to those who become success conscience. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscience.

Napoleon Hill

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Success

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