Aphorisms by theme: Thought

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason Thought
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle

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By theme : Education Reason Thought
I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Voltaire

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By theme : Democracy Liberty Society Thought
Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Feelings Person Thought
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Liberty Thought Wisdom
We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wisdom
A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient observation than to any other reason.

Isaac Newton

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By theme : Behavior Science Thought
We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

Benjamin Disraeli

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The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Reason Stupidity Thought Wisdom
All my best thoughts were stolen by the ancients.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Humor Thought
Your theory is crazy, but it`s not crazy enough to be true.

Niels Bohr

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By theme : Science Thought
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn`t do.

Henry Ford

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology Thought Wisdom
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

Albert Einstein

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We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.

Andre Maurois

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By theme : History Thought
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Life Philosophy Thought Wisdom
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
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