All aphorisms

The fact that he died does not prove that he lived.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Humor Life Wit

Compassion is the basis of morality.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Morality

Neither the sun nor death can be looked at steadily.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Death Philosophy Reason Wisdom

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Humor Relations Wit

Vices are often habits rather than passions.

Antoine de Rivarol

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings Thought Vice

The only medicine which does women more good than harm is dress.

Jean Paul Richter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women Wit

A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.

Novalis

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Cynicism

Nothing will be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Work

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.

Coco Chanel

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Love Relations

A wise man in his house should find a wife gentle and courteous or no wife at all.

Euripides

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Wife Wisdom

America was not discovered by Americans - shame on them.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.

Ogden Nash

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Women

The reason why so few marriages are happy is because young ladies spend their time in making nets, not in making cages.

Jonathan Swift

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Happiness Marriage

A mother who is really a mother is never free.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Liberty Wisdom

It is not true that love makes all things easy; it makes us choose what is difficult.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

No one ever became thoroughly bad all at once.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Character Person Psychology

To the man of thought almost nothing is really ridiculous.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Thought

To lead people, you must follow behind.

Lao Tzu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology Relations Society

The more we live by our intellect, the less we understand the meaning of life.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy Psychology Wisdom

Few persons enjoy real liberty; we are all slaves to ideas or habits.

Alfred de Musset

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty

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