Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Psychology Reason Truth
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology
It is not so much our friends` help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

Democritus

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By theme : Friendship Psychology Truth Wisdom
A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Childhood Death Psychology Wisdom
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

Carl Gustav Jung

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By theme : Life Psychology Wisdom
To endure uncertainty is difficult, but so are most of the other virtues.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Truth Wisdom
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn`t do.

Henry Ford

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology Thought Wisdom
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Peace visits not the guilty mind.

Decimus Junius Juvenal

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By theme : Feelings Psychology Truth Wisdom
Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else - unless it is an enemy.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology
We are more closely connected to the invisible than to the visible.

Novalis

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By theme : Life Psychology Wisdom
A man, who has committed a mistake and doesn`t correct it, is committing another mistake.

Confucius

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.

Jean Paul Sartre

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Reason Wisdom
Many of those who were ahead of their time had to wait for it in not too comfortable quarters.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Politics Psychology Time Wit
Pleasure is a necessary reciprocal. No one feels who does not at the same time give it. To be pleased, one must please. What pleases you in others will in general please them in you.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Wisdom
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