Aphorisms by theme: Wit

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

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By theme : Behavior Humor Society Wit
The truth is a precious commodity. That`s why I use it so sparingly.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Truth Wit
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world.

Heinrich Heine

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By theme : Humor Wit
Be nice to people on your way up because you`ll meet them on your way down.

Wilson Mizner

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By theme : Behavior Wit
I`m opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Humor Wit
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Science Society Wit
When gossip grows old it becomes myth.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : History Humor Wit
If you can count your money, you don`t have a billion dollars.

John Paul Getty

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By theme : Money Wealth Wit
Men have more problems than women. In the first place, they have to put up with women.

Francoise Sagan

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By theme : Men Wit Women
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

Voltaire

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By theme : Behavior Politics Society State Wit
No one gossips about other people`s secret virtues.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Society Wit
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you`ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you`ll become a philosopher.

Socrates

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By theme : Marriage Wit
If clothes make the man, then naked men should have little or no impact on society.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Humor Person Society Wit
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn`t happen.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Politics Wit
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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By theme : Behavior Thought Wit
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Theodore Roosevelt

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By theme : Education Person Wit
Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.

Otto von Bismarck

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By theme : Humor Society Wit
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.

Henry David Thoreau

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By theme : Humor Wit
Bottom is bottom, even if it is turned upside down.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Wit
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Stupidity Wit
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