Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.

Buddha

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One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.

Gustave Flaubert

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Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana

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By theme : Life Wisdom
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Reason Wisdom
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.

Jean de La Bruyere

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Pleasure is a necessary reciprocal. No one feels who does not at the same time give it. To be pleased, one must please. What pleases you in others will in general please them in you.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Wisdom
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.

Anatole France

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
One must change one`s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one`s superiority.

Napoleon I

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Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Knowledge Wisdom
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.

Anatole France

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By theme : Behavior Morality Wisdom
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.

Gustave Flaubert

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Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.

Philip Chesterfield

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Experience is not what happens to you. It`s what you do with what happens to you.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Knowledge Thought Wisdom
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.

Martin Luther

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Truth Wisdom
All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.

Buddha

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
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