Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

John Acton

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By theme : Behavior Morality Politics Society
A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

Kin Hubbard

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Reason Relations Wisdom
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Behavior Childhood Future Life
If we suspect that a man is lying, we should pretend to believe him; for then he becomes bold and assured, lies more vigorously, and is unmasked.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Behavior Lie Psychology Relations
Chastity is the greatest form of perversion.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Behavior Wit
Authority doesn`t work without prestige, or prestige without distance.

Charles de Gaulle

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By theme : Behavior Society Wisdom
There is nothing, which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
The rich man despises those who flatter him too much, and hates those who do not flatter him at all.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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By theme : Behavior Person Relations Wealth
I love treason but hate a traitor.

Julius Caesar

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By theme : Behavior Politics Relations
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.

Andre Gide

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Wisdom
There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain unless they have cheated a merchant.

Anatole France

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By theme : Behavior Business Morality Relations
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

Lillian Hellman

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By theme : Behavior Cynicism Truth
If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they`d never marry.

O`Henry

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By theme : Behavior Marriage Men Women
We must respect the other fellow`s religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Behavior Relations Religion Wit
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Everything secret degenerates; nothing is safe that does not bear discussion and publicity.

John Acton

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By theme : Behavior Democracy Politics Society State
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.

Germaine de Stael

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Behavior Business Character
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn`t part of ourselves doesn`t disturb us.

Hermann Hesse

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By theme : Behavior Hatred Psychology Relations
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