Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Character Psychology Wisdom
Everyone hears only what he understands.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Politics Thought Wisdom
Nothing good ever comes of violence.

Martin Luther

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Don`t worry about avoiding temptation... as you grow older, it will avoid you.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Cynicism Old Wisdom
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Knowledge Wisdom
The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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By theme : Wisdom
Small minds are much distressed by little things. Great minds see them all but are not upset by them.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Person Psychology Wisdom
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

Aristotle

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
He who lives without folly is not so wise as he imagines.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.

Confucius

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
There was no great genius without some touch of madness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Person Wisdom
Very few of us are what we seem.

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Psychology Truth Wisdom
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

Aesop

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Tolerance is another word for indifference.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
A man`s worth has its season, like fruit.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Person Philosophy Wisdom
A fool`s paradise is a wise man`s hell!

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Stupidity Wisdom
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
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