Aphorisms of the day

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.

Aldous Huxley

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: History Philosophy
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

Honore de Balzac

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Wealth
Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Evil Good
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.

William Somerset Maugham

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.

Lao Tzu

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love
But surely for everything you love you have to pay some price.

Agatha Christie

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Love Wisdom
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Psychology Thought Vice
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise.

George Santayana

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Philosophy Women
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

Mae West

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Humor Wit



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