Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

Never waste a minute thinking about people you don`t like.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind.

Kahlil Gibran

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Too much work and too much energy kill a man just as effectively as too much assorted vice or too much drink.

Rudyard Kipling

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Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.

George Santayana

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Do not be afraid of beasts, but friends - as the beast will wound your body, but a friend will wound your soul.

Buddha

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By theme : Friendship Philosophy Wisdom
What is unbecoming is unsafe.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Wisdom
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

Aesop

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
He who does not value life does not deserve it.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Life Wisdom
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Stupidity Wisdom
He who neglects the present moment throws away all he has.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
The wise man is seldom prudent.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

Plato

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By theme : Wisdom State Philosophy
Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.

Socrates

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By theme : Wisdom Philosophy Psychology
Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.

Euripides

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The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Simplicity is the extreme degree of sophistication.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Art Creativity Knowledge Philosophy Wisdom
The counsels of the old, like the winter sun, shine, but give no heat.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Old Wisdom
If you`re lonely, you totally belong to yourself.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Old-aged people are not wise, they are simply careful.

Ernest Hemingway

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By theme : Old Wisdom
Valor consists in the power of self-recovery.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
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