Aphorisms by theme: Thought

If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Behavior Thought Wisdom
Thought forms in the soul in the same way clouds form in the air.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Thought
The privilege of feeling at home everywhere belongs only to kings, wolves and robbers.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Knowledge Thought
To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to see others as they see themselves.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Reason Thought
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.

Stendhal

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Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Life Philosophy Thought
Never express yourself more clearly than you think.

Niels Bohr

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By theme : Behavior Science Thought
Wit is that which has been often thought, but never before was well expressed.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Thought Wit
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley

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Allow yourself to think only those thoughts that match your principles and can bear the bright light of day. Day by day, your choices, your thoughts, your actions fashion the person you become. Your integrity determines your destiny.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Behavior Thought Person
It is a golden rule not to judge men by their opinions but rather by what their opinions make of them.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.

Aristotle

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Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things, which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.

Plutarch

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There is nothing more tragic in life than the utter impossibility of changing what you have done.

John Galsworthy

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By theme : Life Thought
Nothing is so often irrevocably neglected as an opportunity of daily occurrence.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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It is as absurd to say that a man can`t love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Love Thought Wisdom
It is not certain that everything is uncertain.

Blaise Pascal

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Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

Miguel de Cervantes

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