Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

Nothing is more natural than mutual misunderstanding; the contrary is always surprising. I believe that one never agrees on anything except by mistake, and that all harmony among human beings is the happy fruit of an error.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Relations
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubts separate people. It is a poison that destroys friendships; it is a sword that kills.

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
The only person with whom you have to compare yourself is you in the past.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Person Psychology
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Our future is based on our past.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Future Philosophy Psychology Thought
It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
The only people we can think of as normal are those we don`t yet know very well.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Psychology
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Psychology Thought
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Envy Psychology
At least half of sins of mankind are caused by the fear of boredom.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom Wit
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Truth
Our memories are independent of our wills.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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By theme : Psychology
The vulgar only laugh, but never smile; whereas well-bred people often smile, but seldom laugh.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Most people do not need freedom because they are afraid of responsibility.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Liberty Psychology
Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.

Franz Kafka

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By theme : Psychology
Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.

Socrates

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By theme : Wisdom Philosophy Psychology
A little child is immoral, he has no internal inhibitions against pleasures.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Childhood Morality Psychology
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Society
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.

Voltaire

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By theme : Behavior Life Psychology
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