Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Psychology Truth Wisdom
Few are agreeable in conversation, because each thinks more of what he intends to say than of what others are saying and listens no more when he himself has a chance to speak.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Feelings Psychology
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgment of the intellect is only part of the truth.

Carl Gustav Jung

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology Truth Wisdom
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Person Psychology Wisdom
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology
Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe - the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.

Immanuel Kant

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one`s work is terribly important.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Feelings Health Psychology Work
The gratitude of most men is but a secret desire of receiving greater benefits.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Reason Thought
Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Only a good-for-nothing is not interested in his past.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.

George Orwell

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By theme : Love Psychology
If you are lonely when you`re alone, you are in bad company.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Person Psychology Wit
Most fools think they are only ignorant.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Psychology Stupidity
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology Religion
We can never be certain of our courage until we have faced danger.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
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