Aphorisms by author: Stanislaus Leszczynski
There are few defects in our nature so glaring as not to be veiled from observation by politeness and good-breeding.
By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Good-humor is the soul`s health; sadness is its poison.
By theme : Feelings Health
There are few persons of greater worth than their reputation; but how many are there whose worth is far short of their reputation!
By theme : Person
Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
By theme : Reason Science
How many persons fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old!
By theme : Knowledge Old Reason
Almost always the most indigent are the most generous.
By theme : Behavior Creativity
The earliest desire of succeeding is almost always a prognostic of success.
By theme : Success
To be vain of one`s rank or place is to show that one is below it.
By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.
By theme : Reason Religion Thought Wisdom
Politeness has been defined to be artificial good-nature; but we may affirm, with much greater propriety, that good-nature is natural politeness.
By theme : Morality Wisdom
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing and for whom you care as little.
By theme : Relations Society
Conscience warns us as a friend before it punishes as a judge.
By theme : Conscience Psychology Wit
The instability of our tastes is the occasion of the irregularity of our lives.
By theme : Life Psychology