Aphorisms by theme: Relations

It`s only the boring who are bored.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel the steadiness of your resentment.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Relations Wisdom
No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Love Men Relations Women
Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.

Antoine de Rivarol

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By theme : Relations Society
Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Humor Relations Wit
Men always want to be a woman`s first love - women like to be a man`s last romance.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Love Men Relations Women
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Relations Women
Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Men Relations Women
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that`s your nature, but don`t lend it to your neighbors.

Rudyard Kipling

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other`s little failings.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Friendship Relations
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won`t even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Humor Marriage Men Relations Wit
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Behavior Relations Truth
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Men Relations Women
The early months of marriage often are times of critical tumult, - whether that of a shrimp pool or of deeper water, - which afterwards subside into cheerful peace.

George Eliot

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By theme : Marriage Relations
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.

Stephen Leacock

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By theme : Relations
Among well-bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt of others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn; and an easy stream of conversation maintained without vehemence, without interruption, without eagerness for victory, and without any airs of superiority.

David Hume

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By theme : Person Relations
Marriage is a fight to the death. Before contracting it, the two parties concerned implore the benediction of Heaven because to promise to love each other forever is the rashest of enterprises.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Marriage Relations
If the art of conversation stood a little higher we would have a lower birthrate.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Relations Society Wit
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