Aphorisms of the day

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

Napoleon I

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Time Women
Do not choose for your wife any woman you would not choose as your friend if she were a man.

Joseph Joubert

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Marriage Wife Women
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but most certainly without freedom the press will never be anything but bad.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Society State
You can find women who have never had a lover, but it is difficult to find those who have only one.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Women
Noble hearts are neither jealous nor afraid because jealousy spells doubt and fear spells pettiness.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Relations
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Wisdom
Delicacy of taste has the same effect as delicacy of passion; it enlarges the sphere both of our happiness and our misery.

David Hume

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Feelings
Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.

George Sand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations Society Wisdom
The idea that the sole aim of punishment is to prevent crime is obviously grounded upon the theory that crime can be prevented, which is almost as dubious as the notion that poverty can be prevented.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Society Wit



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