All aphorisms

Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.

Blaise Pascal

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Reason

It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit

If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

All truths that are kept become poisonous.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Truth

What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.

Helen Rowland

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Conscience Wit

Chastity: the most unnatural of the sexual perversions.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Nature

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society Wit

It`s not dying for faith that is so hard, it`s living up to it.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Religion

Every revolutionary ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society

A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage.

Francis Bacon

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Men

The general remedy of those who are uneasy without knowing the cause is change of place.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Psychology

Dress changes the manners.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Fashion

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren`t.

Sacha Guitry

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wife

Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Thought Wisdom

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that`s the essence of inhumanity.

George Bernard Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Wisdom

Grace is to the body, what good sense is to the mind.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Beauty

There are several good precautions against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Feelings Wit

The love we give away is the only love we keep.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Nature

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

Aristotle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Reason Work

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