Aphorisms by author: Antoine de Rivarol

Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds.
By theme : Behavior Friendship Hatred Relations
Silence never yet betrayed any one.
By theme : Behavior
Friendship among women is only a suspension of hostilities.
By theme : Friendship Women
Vices are often habits rather than passions.
By theme : Feelings Thought Vice
There is nothing so unready as readiness of wit.
By theme : Behavior Wit
Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
By theme : Thought
Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
By theme : Relations Society
The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it.
By theme : Wealth
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
By theme : Life Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
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