Aphorisms by author: Henry Wheeler Shaw

Fortune is like a coquette; if you don`t run after her, she will run after you.
By theme : Humor Wit
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
By theme : Love
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
By theme : Behavior Wit
Method is the arithmetic of success.
By theme : Success
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
By theme : Behavior Wisdom Wit
It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit.
By theme : Behavior Wit
There`s a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven`t the time to enjoy it.
By theme : Health Humor Wit
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.
By theme : Humor Wit
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
By theme : Envy Love Wit
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
By theme : Stupidity Wit
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
By theme : Humor Wit
After enlightenment, the laundry.
By theme : Humor Wit
The less we know the more we suspect.
By theme : Knowledge Wit
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
By theme : Knowledge Money
Experience increases our wisdom but doesn`t reduce our follies.
By theme : Stupidity Wisdom Wit
Don`t have any more secrets than you can keep yourself.
By theme : Humor Wit
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
By theme : Conscience Reason
The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned.
By theme : Life Truth
If you do not know how to lie, cheat and steal, turn your attention to politics and learn.
By theme : Humor Politics Wit
Don`t ever prophesy; for if you prophesy wrong, nobody will forget it; and if you prophesy right, nobody will remember it.
By theme : Humor Wit
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