Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

If a man begins with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
When a man wants to murder a tiger, it`s called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him, it`s called ferocity.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

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By theme : Behavior Politics Psychology
The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

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

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Psychology Women
Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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By theme : Life Psychology
Innocence is always unsuspicious.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Even a lie is a psychic fact.

Carl Gustav Jung

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By theme : Lie Psychology
It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais

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By theme : Psychology
Just as a cautious businessman avoids tying up all his capital in one concern, so, perhaps, worldly wisdom will advise us not to look for the whole of our satisfaction from a single aspiration.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Business Psychology Wisdom
Hatred is the anger of the weak.

Alphonse Daudet

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By theme : Hatred Psychology
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.

Charles Dickens

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Where love is, no disguise can hide it for long; where it is not, none can simulate it.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Love Psychology
People fear silence as they fear solitude, because both give them a glimpse of the terror of life`s nothingness.

Andre Maurois

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By theme : Behavior Life Psychology
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason Thought
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Behavior Knowledge Psychology Wisdom
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Morality Philosophy Psychology
I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Friendship Psychology Relations
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