Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; the cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
By theme : Humor   Success   Wit  

Fortune knocks at every man`s door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighbouring saloon and does not hear her.
By theme : Happiness   Humor   Wit  

The art of prophecy is very difficult - especially with respect to the future.
By theme : Future   Humor   Wit  

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
By theme : Humor   Success  

Human nature is the same everywhere; it deifies success, it has nothing but scorn for defeat.
By theme : Psychology   Success  

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
By theme : Humor   Life   Wit  

Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
By theme : Behavior   Wit  

There are many humorous things in the world, among them the white man`s notion that he is less savage than the other savages.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

There are laws to protect the freedom of the press`s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.
By theme : Humor   Liberty   Wit  

The lack of money is the root of all evil.
By theme : Evil   Humor   Money   Wit  

I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed.
By theme : Humor   Society   Wit  

You can`t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
By theme : Humor   Reason   Wit  

Classic: a book people praise but don`t read.
By theme : Wit  

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.
By theme : Happiness   Humor   Wit  

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
By theme : Humor  

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
By theme : Humor  

 
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