Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

The poor don`t know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Money Society Wisdom
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Feelings Psychology Wisdom
To be feared is much safer than to be loved.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Politics Society Wisdom
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
But surely for everything you love you have to pay some price.

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Love Wisdom
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Psychology Truth Wisdom
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgment of the intellect is only part of the truth.

Carl Gustav Jung

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology Truth Wisdom
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Person Psychology Wisdom
The people are to be taken in very small doses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Cynicism Knowledge Wisdom
Experience teaches only the teachable.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Education Wisdom
Words are loaded pistols.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Better late than never.

Titus Livius

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Time Wisdom
We can never be certain of our courage until we have faced danger.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Society Thought Wisdom
A man can do what he wants. But he can`t want what he wants.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Reason Wisdom
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.

Aristotle

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By theme : Behavior Person Wisdom
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