Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

How can we expect another to keep our secret if we cannot keep it ourselves?

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything, which reaches beyond their own understanding.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Our misdeeds are easily forgotten when they are known only to ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
It destroys one`s nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half-shut afterwards.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Marriage Relations
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.

Jean Paul Richter

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By theme : Behavior Person
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.

Eric Hoffer

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By theme : Behavior
To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much impossible.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Wisdom
We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.

George Sand

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By theme : Behavior Life
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Art Behavior
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism Money
The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
He who can govern a woman can govern a nation.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Behavior Women
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.

Anatole France

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology Wisdom
Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his mind.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
The love of justice in most men is only the fear of themselves suffering by injustice.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Society
No man would listen to you talk if he didn`t know it was his turn next.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism Humor Wit
Excessive hatred brings us down below the level of those we hate.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Hatred
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