Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

Voltaire

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By theme : Morality Religion Wisdom
When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it should be rejected.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Thought Creativity Wisdom
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Art Creativity Wisdom
One mustn`t look at the abyss, because there is at the bottom an inexpressible charm which attracts us.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Psychology Creativity Wisdom
Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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By theme : Culture Art Creativity Wisdom
I don`t think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Behavior Creativity Wisdom
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.

Buddha

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

Napoleon I

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By theme : War Wisdom
A man`s true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Never confuse movement with action.

Ernest Hemingway

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Society Wisdom
Do not regret growing old; many are denied the privilege.

Ogden Nash

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By theme : Life Old Wisdom
The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom Wit
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Words are the most powerful drugs used by mankind.

Rudyard Kipling

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods.

Socrates

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Psychology Relations Wisdom
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.

Confucius

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
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