Aphorisms by theme: Thought

It is easier to be mistaken about the true than the beautiful.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Beauty Thought Truth
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.

Victor Hugo

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By theme : Thought Work
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Words are loaded pistols.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
He, who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.

Confucius

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By theme : Behavior Education Thought
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Reason Thought
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Society Thought Wisdom
I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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By theme : Liberty Thought
Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Psychology Thought
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell

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By theme : Psychology Society Thought
Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it shall perish by it.

Samuel Butler

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
It`s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It`s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Thought
I try not to speak more clearly than I think.

Niels Bohr

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By theme : Thought
He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Education Science Thought
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Isaac Asimov

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By theme : Behavior Society Thought
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Thought Wit
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Humor Person Thought
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Buddha

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Feelings Life Thought
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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By theme : Behavior Thought Wit
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