Aphorisms of the day

A gentleman is a man who will pay his gambling debts even when he knows he has been cheated.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Person
It is the rule of rules, and the general law of all laws, that every person should observe those of the place where he is.

Michel de Montaigne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Society
A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgment of the intellect is only part of the truth.

Carl Gustav Jung

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Psychology Truth Wisdom
The best is the enemy of the good.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Good Philosophy
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Reason Wisdom
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, "Lighthouses" as the poet said "erected in the sea of time." They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wisdom
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.

Ernest Hemingway

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War



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