Aphorisms of the day

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Finance Humor Men
What men value in this world is not rights but privileges.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society
It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man`s life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Life
The best answer to gossips is silent contempt.

Jules Renard

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving them.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Vice
The meek may inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights.

John Paul Getty

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Business
Though fraud in all other actions be odious, yet in matters of war it is laudable and glorious, and he who overcomes his enemies by stratagem is as much to be praised as he who overcomes them by force.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War
I`m opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

Mark Twain

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit



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