Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.

Henry Ford

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By theme : Behavior Business Wisdom
All cats are gray in the dark.

Benjamin Franklin

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Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.

Anatole France

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel the steadiness of your resentment.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Relations Wisdom
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought Wisdom
When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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He who would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.

Thomas Paine

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Politics Wisdom
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Wealth Wisdom
It is impossible to love and be wise.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Love Wisdom
Politeness is the art of bearing boredom without being bored.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Wisdom
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.

Joseph Conrad

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
If I always appear prepared, it is because before entering an undertaking, I have meditated long and have foreseen what might occur. It is not genius where reveals to me suddenly and secretly what I should do in circumstances unexpected by others; it is thought and preparation.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Person Thought Wisdom
Nothing is great or little otherwise than by comparison.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

Francis Scott-Fitzgerald

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By theme : Knowledge Person Psychology Wisdom
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Wisdom
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