Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Psychology Reason Thought
The young leading the young, is like the blind leading the blind; "they will both fall into the ditch".

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom Youth
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Psychology War
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism Psychology
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you`ll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.

Voltaire

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Thought
We do not judge the people we love.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Psychology Relations Thought
We always love those who admire us, and we do not always love those whom we admire.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought Wisdom
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell the truth.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology Truth
Politeness is the art of bearing boredom without being bored.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.

Joseph Conrad

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
The authority of those who teach is very often a hindrance to those who wish to learn.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Education Psychology Thought
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