Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



A clever woman has millions of born foes, - all stupid men.
By theme : Men   Women  

The wise man is seldom prudent.
By theme : Behavior   Wisdom  

We usually learn to wait only when we have no longer anything to wait for.
By theme : Life   Thought   Wisdom  

Age either transfigures or petrifies.
By theme : Life   Philosophy   Psychology  

Nothing is so often irrevocably neglected as an opportunity of daily occurrence.
By theme : Thought   Wisdom  

How wise must one be to be always kind.
By theme : Behavior   Wisdom  

An opinion may be controverted; a prejudice, never.
By theme : Thought   Wisdom  

Accident is veiled necessity.
By theme : Philosophy   Psychology   Wisdom  

There are very few honest friends - the demand is not particularly great.
By theme : Cynicism   Friendship  

One thought cannot awake without awakening others.
By theme : Thought  

As soon as fashion is universal, it is out of date.
By theme : Fashion  

Passion is always suffering, even when gratified.
By theme : Feelings  

They understand but little who understands only what can be explained.
By theme : Philosophy   Psychology  

Grace is the outcome of inward harmony.
By theme : Beauty   Psychology  

Never expect women to be sincere, so long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please.
By theme : Behavior   Women  

Pity is love in undress.
By theme : Feelings  

There is only one proof of ability - action.
By theme : Behavior   Philosophy  

What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.
By theme : Beauty  

Never expect women to be sincere, so long as they are educated to think that their first aim in life is to please.
By theme : Education   Society   Women  

When the time comes in which one could, the time has passed in which one can.
By theme : Life   Time   Wisdom  

 
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