Aphorisms by theme: Relations

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Relations
It is opposition that makes us productive.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Politics Relations
If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another.

Epicurus

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By theme : Relations Wit
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.

Napoleon Hill

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Learned women are ridiculed because they put to shame unlearned men.

George Sand

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By theme : Men Relations Women
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

Ernest Hemingway

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Misfortune and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.

Dorothy Parker

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By theme : Feelings Relations Wit
In smart society men are jealous of one another after the fashion of women.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Men Relations Society Women
Contempt is the only way to triumph over calumny.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

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By theme : Behavior Relations Wisdom
One of the best rules in conversation is never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Behavior Relations Society
There is no disappointment so numbing as someone no better than you achieving more.

Joseph Heller

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By theme : Relations Success
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Lavish promises lessen credit.

Horace

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By theme : Behavior Relations
It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Relations Society
Don`t waste your love on somebody, who doesn`t value it.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Love Relations
When you find that people are not telling you the truth - look out!

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Behavior Lie Relations
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Psychology Relations
Never throw mud. You may miss your mark, but you will have dirty hands.

Dorothy Parker

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By theme : Behavior Relations
It is always a great mistake to command when you are not sure your will be obeyed.

Honore de Mirabeau

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds.

Antoine de Rivarol

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Hatred Relations
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