Aphorisms by theme: Relations

When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn`t a sign that they "don`t understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Humor Men Relations Wit Women
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

Aesop

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By theme : Relations Thought Wisdom
He knows little who will tell his wife all he knows.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Humor Husband Relations Wife
After a few years of marriage, a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Relations Wit Women
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Can man or woman choose duties? No more than they can choose their birthplace, or their father and mother.

George Eliot

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By theme : Men Relations Women
Politeness is organized indifference.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Behavior Feelings Relations
The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Husband Relations Wife
When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Humor Relations Women
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Humor Love Relations
A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run - sit still and ignore him and he`ll come purring at your feet.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Relations Wit
Men have to have friends even in hell.

Miguel de Cervantes

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By theme : Friendship Relations
We always get bored with those whom we bore.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Marriage Relations
A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Love Men Relations Women
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.

Rudyard Kipling

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By theme : Men Relations Women
If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Relations
The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.

Voltaire

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Thought
We do not judge the people we love.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Psychology Relations Thought
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