Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

No man was ever wise by chance.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Wisdom
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Time Wisdom
Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Cynicism Knowledge Wisdom
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.

Martin Luther

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By theme : Conscience Philosophy Wisdom
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

Pablo Picasso

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Wisdom
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we cannot keep it ourselves?

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.

Andre Gide

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Wisdom is the strength of the weak.

Joseph Joubert

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Ability is nothing without opportunity.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there`s more reason to fear than to hope.

Miguel de Cervantes

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By theme : Psychology Reason Wisdom
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Isaac Asimov

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By theme : Life Science Society Wisdom
When the time comes in which one could, the time has passed in which one can.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Life Time Wisdom
To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much impossible.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Wisdom
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.

Anatole France

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology Wisdom
Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his mind.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
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