Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Psychology Person Behavior
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Men Psychology Relations Women
There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.

Helen Rowland

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Behavior Person Reason
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology Wisdom
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Behavior Character Feelings Psychology
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

Charles de Gaulle

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By theme : Behavior Politics
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Behavior
Always do right. This will surprise some people and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Behavior Humor Wit
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Behavior Evil Religion
It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

Miguel de Cervantes

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

Ernest Hemingway

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.

Elbert Hubbard

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Politics Psychology
It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.

Confucius

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By theme : Behavior Stupidity Wisdom
The only thing that should astonish us is that we are still capable of astonishment.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Feelings
Few are agreeable in conversation, because each thinks more of what he intends to say than of what others are saying and listens no more when he himself has a chance to speak.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Love Psychology
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

Mark Twain

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By theme : Behavior Humor Stupidity Wit
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