Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

If you can`t explain it simply, you don`t understand it well enough.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Psychology Reason Science
We are never so happy or unhappy as we imagine.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Happiness Psychology Unhappiness
Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Psychology Thought
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

George Sand

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell

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By theme : Psychology Society Thought
A man can do what he wants. But he can`t want what he wants.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
I quote others only in order the better to express myself.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason
It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.

Marcel Achard

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By theme : Psychology
A stupid man`s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Stupidity
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person?

Marcel Achard

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Humor is an almost physiological response to fear.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Humor Psychology
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Relations
It`s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It`s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Thought
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool than to discover who is a clever man.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Morality Psychology Wisdom
What is simple is wrong, and what is complicated cannot be understood.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Truth
Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Person Psychology
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
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