Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.

Blaise Pascal

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An aura as "a visible soul".

Joseph Joubert

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There never was a good knife made of bad steel.

Benjamin Franklin

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Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

Aesop

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If you don`t get what you want, it`s a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price.

Rudyard Kipling

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It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

Anatole France

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Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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To know what to ask is already to know half.

Aristotle

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The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

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Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

Francis Bacon

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Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.

Oscar Wilde

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Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.

Anatole France

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Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.

Jean de La Bruyere

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

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Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Heinrich Heine

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Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.

Paul Valery

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Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.

Napoleon Hill

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A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.

George Orwell

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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Aesop

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By theme : Life Wisdom
The young leading the young, is like the blind leading the blind; "they will both fall into the ditch".

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom Youth
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