Aphorisms of the day

It is a golden rule not to judge men by their opinions but rather by what their opinions make of them.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought Wisdom
Politeness is one of those advantages, which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience of its loss.

Samuel Johnson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations
Where there is no property there is no injustice.

John Locke

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Society
We justly consider women to be weaker than ourselves, and yet we are governed by them.

Nicolas de Chamfort

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Men Relations Women
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage
Politeness is better than logic. You can often persuade when you cannot convince.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit
Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society State
Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known.

Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Art
That is the bitterest of all - to wear the yoke of our own wrong-doing.

George Eliot

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior



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