Aphorisms by theme: Wit

There are laws to protect the freedom of the press`s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Humor Liberty Wit
All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.

George Orwell

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By theme : Democracy Relations Society Wit
The heart was made to be broken.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Relations Wit
Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Humor Life Wit
The lack of money is the root of all evil.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Evil Humor Money Wit
Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus and Heaven.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Democracy Humor Wit
No one knows what true happiness is until they get married but by then, of course, it`s too late.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Happiness Humor Marriage Wit
It is the weak man who urges compromise - never the strong man.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Relations Wit
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Old Wit Youth
Liberty, like chastity, once lost, can never be regained in its original purity.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Humor Liberty Wit
Philosophy first constructs a scheme of happiness and then tries to fit the world to it.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Humor Philosophy Wit
I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Wisdom Wit
Optimists and pessimists differ only on the date of the end of the world.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Wit
I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Humor Society Wit
I want a man who`s kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?

Zsa Zsa Gabor

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I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Friendship Humor Relations Wit
A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

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By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
It is a woman`s business to get married as soon as possible, and a man`s to keep unmarried as long as he can.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Humor Marriage Men Wit Women
Government is a kind of legalized pillage.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : State Wit
You can`t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Humor Reason Wit
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