Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

Every man is guilty of all the good he didn`t do.

Voltaire

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Wisdom consists of knowing how to distinguish the nature of trouble, and in choosing the lesser evil.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Wisdom
If there is no God, everything is permitted.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
If people cannot attack the idea, they attack the thinker.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as a duchess.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Good taste comes more from the judgment than from the mind.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
It is much easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy the rest.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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By theme : Men Wisdom
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Wisdom
Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Hope for pleasure is almost as enjoyable as the pleasure itself.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Feelings Wisdom
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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By theme : Politics Psychology Wisdom
Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren`t.

Margaret Thatcher

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By theme : Politics Wisdom
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom Wit
The weakness of strength is that it counts only on strength.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
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