Aphorisms of the day

Silence is deep as eternity; speech is shallow as time.

Thomas Carlyle

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Thought
Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice.

Voltaire

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Thought Wisdom
In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Politics Society War Wit
Manners form the great charm of women.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Behavior Women
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.

Philip Chesterfield

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Health Humor Psychology
Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Education Wit
Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service.

Socrates

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: War Philosophy Wealth
He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.

Albert Camus

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Person Stupidity
The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.

Franklin Pierce Jones

Aphorisms of the author
By theme: Money



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