Aphorisms of the day

Asking a writer what he thinks about criticism is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.

John Osborne

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wit Feelings Creativity
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Relations
Wherever you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.

Harry S. Truman

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Society State
I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.

Wilson Mizner

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Relations
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you`ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you`ll become a philosopher.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Marriage Wit
Liberty begets anarchy, anarchy leads to despotism, and despotism brings about liberty once again. Millions of human beings have perished without being able to make any of these systems triumph.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Liberty Politics Society
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Knowledge
Experience is not what happens to you. It`s what you do with what happens to you.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Knowledge Thought Wisdom
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.

Henry Louis Mencken

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Men Wisdom Women



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