Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

The first symptom of true love in a young man is timidity, in a girl it is boldness. The two sexes have a tendency to approach, and each assumes the qualities of the other.

Victor Hugo

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology
To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.

Anatole France

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can`t be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Men Psychology Relations Women
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Gustav Jung

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By theme : Psychology Relations
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another`s.

Jean Paul Richter

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By theme : Character Men Psychology
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Behavior Husband Love Psychology
The man who fears nothing is as powerful as he who is feared by everybody.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Behavior Men Politics Psychology
A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

Kin Hubbard

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
The great question, which I have not been able to answer, is "What does a woman want?"

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Psychology Women
If we suspect that a man is lying, we should pretend to believe him; for then he becomes bold and assured, lies more vigorously, and is unmasked.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Lie Psychology Relations
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Politics Psychology Vice
There is nothing, which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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By theme : Life Psychology Wisdom
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.

Andre Gide

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Wisdom
A home without books is a body without soul.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Every guilty person is his own hangman.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Person Psychology Wisdom
A fellow who is always declaring he`s no fool usually has his suspicions.

Wilson Mizner

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By theme : Psychology Reason Stupidity
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

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By theme : Person Psychology Vice
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.

Germaine de Stael

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
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