Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

Isn`t it odd, that people like to fight for their religion but unwillingly live after its prescriptions.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Behavior Religion
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
The most disagreeable thing that your worst enemy says to your face does not approach what your best friends say behind your back.

Alfred de Musset

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Relations
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

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By theme : Behavior Politics Psychology
Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Behavior Evil Good
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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By theme : Behavior Thought Wit
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody`s power and is not easy.

Aristotle

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By theme : Behavior Character Wisdom
A gentleman is one who never strikes a woman without provocation.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Behavior Humor Men Women
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Love Men
Just as politeness imitates kindness, so does grace imitate modesty.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Evil Wisdom
No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.

Julius Caesar

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By theme : Behavior Character Wisdom
Insults are the arguments of those who have no arguments.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Time
To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.

Andre Maurois

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By theme : Behavior Wit
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don`t speak well of yourself.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Behavior
People fear silence as they fear solitude, because both give them a glimpse of the terror of life`s nothingness.

Andre Maurois

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By theme : Behavior Life Psychology
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. It is impolite.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior War
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason Thought
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