Aphorisms by theme: Wit

God help those who do not help themselves.

Wilson Mizner

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The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.

Henry Louis Mencken

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The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.

Eric Hoffer

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Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.

Mark Twain

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Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much of life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.

Henry David Thoreau

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A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

Steven Wright

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Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.

Henry Louis Mencken

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The only problems money can solve are money problems.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Wit
Divorce is possibly as old as marriage. Although I suppose that marriage is several weeks older.

Voltaire

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By theme : Marriage Wit
Women are extremely curious, almost like men.

Oscar Wilde

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A girl who has been engaged a number of years always looks like a woman who has been married.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Behavior Wit Women
All women are like their mothers, and this is their tragedy, but no man is like his mother, and that is his tragedy.

Oscar Wilde

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Average age is when you stop criticizing the old and start criticizing the young.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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You can`t have everything. Where would you put it?

Steven Wright

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By theme : Humor Wit
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody has sought after them.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Wit Women
Men think. Women only think that they think.

Oscar Wilde

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At least half of sins of mankind are caused by the fear of boredom.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Psychology Wisdom Wit
If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech.

William Somerset Maugham

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