Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

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By theme : Love Psychology
Most women like flattery due to a high opinion about themselves.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Psychology Women
To become a billionaire, you need luck, knowledge, a great capacity to work and the main thing - the mentality of a billionaire.

John Paul Getty

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By theme : Business Psychology Wealth
A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Psychology
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

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By theme : Love Philosophy Psychology
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure a great share of it in another.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wit
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

Henry Brooks Adams

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology Thought
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
It is human nature to hate him whom you have injured.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
The less men think the more they talk.

Charles de Montesquieu

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Dale Carnegie

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By theme : Feelings Psychology
Solitude produces originality, bold and astonishing beauty, poetry. But solitude also produces perverseness, the disproportionate, the absurd and the forbidden.

Thomas Mann

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By theme : Psychology
There are few defects in our nature so glaring as not to be veiled from observation by politeness and good-breeding.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
It is in trifles that the mind betrays itself.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

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By theme : Psychology Thought
The sexual life of adult women is a "dark continent" for psychology.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Psychology Women
We are what we imagine ourselves to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Physiognomy is not a guide that has been given us to judge of the character of men: it may only serve us for conjecture.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Psychology Relations
Use what language you will, you can never say anything to others but what you are.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Nature Psychology
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