Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.

Kin Hubbard

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wit
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.

Antoine de Rivarol

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By theme : Life Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Cynicism Psychology Vice
Just as politeness imitates kindness, so does grace imitate modesty.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Friendship, love, and piety ought to be handled with a sort of mysterious secrecy; they ought to be spoken of only in the rare moments of perfect confidence, to be mutually understood in silence. Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.

Novalis

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
All things are difficult before they are easy.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Psychology
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Friendship Psychology Relations
Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Psychology War
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology Relations Women
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Psychology Person Behavior
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Men Psychology Relations Women
There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed.

Coco Chanel

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By theme : Fashion Psychology
You cannot pretend freedom!

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Liberty Politics Psychology Society Wit
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology Wisdom
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Behavior Character Feelings Psychology
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

Ernest Hemingway

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Politics Psychology
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Feelings Psychology Wisdom
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