Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



A woman will sometimes forgive the man who tries to seduce her, but never the man who misses an opportunity when offered.
By theme : Behavior   Men   Women  

A diplomat who says "yes" means "maybe", a diplomat who says "maybe" means "no", and a diplomat who says "no" is not a diplomat.
By theme : Wit  

A woman should beware of a man who says he does not love anyone but her.
By theme : Love   Men   Women  

A married man with a family will do anything for money.
By theme : Men   Money  

Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice Doggie!" till you can find a bigger stick.
By theme : Politics  

Only a man who has loved a woman of genius can appreciate what happiness there is in loving a fool.
By theme : Love   Wit   Women  

Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always noble.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology  

War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men.
By theme : Wit   War  

My opinion? Well, I have one opinion in the morning, other opinion after noon, and in the evening I have no opinion at all.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Methods are the masters of masters.
By theme : Knowledge   Science   Thought  

Society is divided into two classes: the shearers and the shorn. We should always be with the former against the latter.
By theme : Behavior   Society  

The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him and pygmy in its proportions when it follows.
By theme : Person   Society  

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness, too much insensibility creates crime.
By theme : Feelings   Unhappiness  

To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool than to discover who is a clever man.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology   Wisdom  

The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for.
By theme : Behavior   Women  

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
By theme : Behavior   Thought   Wit  

Nothing succeeds so well as success.
By theme : Wit  

Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance.
By theme : Love  

He who cannot feel friendship is alike incapable of love. Let a woman beware of the man who owns that he loves no one but herself.
By theme : Friendship   Love  

The rich man despises those who flatter him too much, and hates those who do not flatter him at all.
By theme : Behavior   Person   Relations   Wealth  

 
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