Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

It is a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.

Voltaire

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A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.

Helen Rowland

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Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead.

Benjamin Franklin

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People never lie so much as before an election, during a war, or after a hunt.

Otto von Bismarck

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All the women in the world would not make me lose an hour.

Napoleon I

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A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.

Jean Cocteau

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To be an ideal guest, stay at home.

Edgar Watson Howe

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Big results require big ambitions.

Heraclitus

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Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

Elbert Hubbard

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It is not possible now to keep a young gentleman from vice by a total ignorance of it, unless you will all his life mew him up in a closet and never let him go into company.

John Locke

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Too clever is dumb.

Ogden Nash

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The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.

Kin Hubbard

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Just as politeness imitates kindness, so does grace imitate modesty.

Joseph Joubert

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Friendship, love, and piety ought to be handled with a sort of mysterious secrecy; they ought to be spoken of only in the rare moments of perfect confidence, to be mutually understood in silence. Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.

Novalis

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Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon I

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Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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If anyone accuses me of contradicting myself, I reply: because I have been wrong once, or several times, I don`t intend to be wrong forever.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed.

Louis XIV

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