Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



All happiness depends on courage and work.
By theme : Happiness  

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
By theme : Wealth  

All the forces of humanity are concentrated in gold.
By theme : Wealth  

The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
By theme : Behavior   Love   Relations   Women  

Love is a game in which one always cheats.
By theme : Love   Relations  

No woman allows her lover to descend from his pedestal. Even a god is not forgiven the slightest pettiness.
By theme : Love   Women  

Many geniuses were ahead of their time for centuries, talented people only for a couple of years.
By theme : Thought  

Money is a powerful force only when there`s huge amount of it.
By theme : Money  

To speak of love is to make love.
By theme : Love  

Our greatest fears lie in anticipation.
By theme : Feelings  

During the great storms of our lives we imitate those captains who jettison their weightiest cargo.
By theme : Behavior   Life  

When tempted to be unfaithful, the intellectual woman will try to inspire her husband with indifference, the sentimental woman with hatred, and the passionate woman with disgust.
By theme : Women  

He who sees in fashion only fashion is a fool.
By theme : Fashion   Stupidity  

Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
By theme : Egoism  

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
By theme : Love   Men   Wit   Women  

Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will, which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.
By theme : Love  

In smart society men are jealous of one another after the fashion of women.
By theme : Men   Relations   Society   Women  

Show me the woman, however loyal, who does not seek to rouse desire.
By theme : Behavior   Women  

Great love affairs start with champagne and end with tisane.
By theme : Love  

The more one judges the less one loves.
By theme : Love  

 
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