Aphorisms by theme: Relations

To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Relations
Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Husband Relations Wife
The woman who appeals to a man`s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Psychology Relations Women
Love, children, and work are the great sources of fertilizing contact between the individual and the rest of the world.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Relations Society
All celebrated people lose on a close view.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Relations Society Wisdom
Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest.

Kin Hubbard

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By theme : Relations Wit
Marriage must be a relation either sympathy or of conquest.

George Eliot

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By theme : Marriage Relations
To marry a woman who you love and who loves you is to lay a wager with her as to who will stop loving the other first.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Love Marriage Relations
Among fifty percent of your married couples, the husband worries very little about what his wife is doing, provided she is doing all he wishes.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Marriage Wife Relations Husband
To be deprived of the person we love is happiness in comparison to living with one we hate.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Feelings Relations
Punctuality is the politeness of kings.

Luis XVIII

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By theme : Behavior Relations
If a proud man makes me keep my distance, the comfort is that he keeps his at the same time.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Relations Society
I like restraint, if it doesn`t go too far.

Mae West

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By theme : Humor Relations Wit
Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Behavior Relations Wisdom
It isn`t tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it`s separating himself from all the others.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Relations Wit Women
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think they speak to us more sincerely than to others.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Psychology Relations Thought
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Behavior Humor Relations Wit
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.

Coco Chanel

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By theme : Behavior Love Relations
To lead people, you must follow behind.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Society
We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the manner in which it is done.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Psychology Relations Wisdom
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