Aphorisms by theme: Thought

Only fools and charlatans know and understand everything.

Anton Chekhov

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By theme : Thought Wit
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Thought
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Education Thought
Every step forward in the development of a thought and morals is immoral, until it receives the recognition of the majority.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Morality Society Thought
A man is what he thinks about all day long.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Men Thought
Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free.

Joseph de Maistre

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By theme : Liberty Men Thought
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Behavior Thought
Only when we come to the end, we decide whether the path was correct.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Life Thought
Life reflects your own thoughts back to you.

Napoleon Hill

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By theme : Life Thought
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Thought
Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Science Thought
I have heard Cardinal Imperiali say: "There is no man whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window."

Charles de Montesquieu

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Many geniuses were ahead of their time for centuries, talented people only for a couple of years.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Thought
Some of our weaknesses are born in us, others are the result of education; it is a question which of the two gives us most trouble.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
A good name is better than bags of gold.

Miguel de Cervantes

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.

Jeremy Bentham

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By theme : Feelings Thought Wisdom
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.

Euripides

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Life Philosophy Thought
Our future is based on our past.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Future Philosophy Psychology Thought
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