Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

I have remarked very clearly that I am often of one opinion when I am lying down and of another when I am standing up.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Psychology
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Psychology Reason
We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Knowledge Old Psychology
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
What restrains us from killing is partly fear of punishment, partly moral scruple, and partly what may be described as a sense of humor.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Behavior Humor Psychology
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Psychology Thought
Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Psychology Reason Wisdom
Common fluency of speech in many men and most women is owing to a scarcity of matter.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Men Psychology Women
Imagination rules the world.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Politics Psychology
To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation, namely an imitation of its opposite.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Art Behavior Creativity Psychology
The soul of conversation is sympathy.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Psychology Relations Wisdom
Why is there no man who confesses his vices? It is because he has not yet laid them aside. It is a waking man only who can tell his dreams.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Psychology Vice Wisdom
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to see others as they see themselves.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom
It`s no good trying to keep up old friendships. It`s painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Psychology Wisdom
Cruelty and fear shake hands together.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Behavior Morality Psychology
Probably no man ever had a friend that he did not dislike a little.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Friendship Psychology Relations
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.

Moliere

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

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