Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Everyone lives in his own fantasy world, but most people don`t understand that. No one perceives the real world. Each person simply calls his private, personal fantasies the truth.
Federico Fellini
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By theme: Psychology   Truth  

Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry Fielding
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By theme: Morality   Unhappiness  

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
Washington Irving
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By theme: Person  

Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
William Hazlitt
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By theme: Relations   Wit  

I dream my painting and then paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh
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By theme: Art   Creativity  

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme: Reason   Work  

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Kahlil Gibran
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By theme: Philosophy   Thought  

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
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By theme: Politics   Society  

Men who make money rarely saunter; men who save money rarely swagger.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme: Men   Money  

He will succeed; for he believes all he says.
Honore de Mirabeau
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By theme: Success  

If women didn`t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Aristotle Onassis
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By theme: Money   Wealth   Women  

Conscience warns us as a friend before it punishes as a judge.
Stanislaus Leszczynski
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By theme: Conscience   Psychology   Wit  

Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Henry Brooks Adams
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By theme: Hatred   Politics  

The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme: Wisdom   Wit  

When you`re arguing with a fool, make sure he isn`t doing the same thing.
Ambrose Bierce
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By theme: Stupidity   Wit  

It is often easier to fight for one`s principles than to live up to them.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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By theme: Behavior   Society   Wit  

Nothing succeeds like success.
Alexandre Dumas
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By theme: Success  

Only the bad man is alone.
Denis Diderot
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By theme: Men   Relations  

There will be vice as long as there are men.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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By theme: Men   Vice  

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Men   Wit