Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

Insults are the arguments of those who have no arguments.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Just as a cautious businessman avoids tying up all his capital in one concern, so, perhaps, worldly wisdom will advise us not to look for the whole of our satisfaction from a single aspiration.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Business Psychology Wisdom
The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.

Charles Dickens

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
That man is a success, who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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By theme : Life Wisdom
There is nothing permanent except change.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Behavior Knowledge Psychology Wisdom
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

Plato

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By theme : Wisdom
People of intelligence often treat business the way ignorant people treat books.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Behavior Business Reason Wisdom
We learn from experience that people don`t learn from experience.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Life Wisdom
In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Death Wisdom
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Liberty Thought Wisdom
We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
It is not so much our friends` help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

Democritus

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By theme : Friendship Psychology Truth Wisdom
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

Napoleon Hill

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By theme : Behavior Character Wisdom
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Humor Men Wisdom Women
A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Sometimes you have to be silent to be heard.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Wisdom Wit
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Patriotism Wisdom
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