Aphorisms of the day

Common sense is as rare as genius.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Society
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wisdom
Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit
Liberty, like chastity, once lost, can never be regained in its original purity.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Liberty Wit
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

Buddha

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Philosophy Wisdom
Let us not envy some men their accumulated riches; their burden would be too heavy for us; we could not sacrifice, as they do, health, quiet, honor, and conscience, to obtain them: it is to pay so dear for them, that the bargain is a loss.

Jean de La Bruyere

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Life
Men who marry wives very much superior to themselves are not so truly husbands to their wives as they are unawares made slaves to their position.

Plutarch

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Husband Marriage Relations Wife
He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art Creativity



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