Aphorisms of the day

Theory is when we know everything but nothing works. Praxis is when everything works but we do not know why. We always end up by combining theory with praxis: nothing works and we do not know why.

Albert Einstein

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Science Wit
The gods help them that help themselves.

Aesop

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Philosophy
Imaginative, sanguine men will never recognize that in negotiations the most dangerous moment of all is when everything is moving according to their wishes.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Relations
If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.

Edgar Watson Howe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit
All glory comes from daring to begin.

William Shakespeare

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior
Average age is when you stop criticizing the old and start criticizing the young.

Laurence Johnston Peter

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Old Wit Youth
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life Wisdom
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Science Society Wit
He who cannot feel friendship is alike incapable of love. Let a woman beware of the man who owns that he loves no one but herself.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Friendship Love



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