Aphorisms by theme: Psychology

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Psychology Relations
Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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By theme : Psychology Reason Thought
To tell the truth, rightly understood is not to state the true facts, but to convey a true impression.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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By theme : Psychology Truth
From error to error one discovers the entire truth.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Truth
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.

George Orwell

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By theme : Psychology Relations
Style is the physiognomy of the mind. It is more infallible than that of the body. To imitate the style of another is said to be wearing a mask. However beautiful it may be, it is through its lifelessness insipid and intolerable, so that even the most ugly living face is more engaging.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Psychology
Women and young men are very apt to tell what secrets they know from the vanity of having been intrusted.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
In individuals insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Psychology Society
If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illness.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Childhood Psychology Relations
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won`t go.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Morality Psychology
Respect yourself and others will respect you.

Confucius

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
We are what we repeatedly do.

Aristotle

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology
Conviction is the conscience of the mind.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Conscience Philosophy Psychology
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is: What does a woman want?

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Psychology Women
What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.

Adlai E. Stevenson

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology
The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Psychology Relations Thought
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Health Humor Psychology
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Psychology Reason Relations Thought
We mingle in society not so much to meet others as to escape ourselves.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Psychology Relations Thought Wisdom
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