Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.
By theme : War  

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
By theme : Success  

Money is power, and rare are the heads that can withstand the possession of great power.
By theme : Money  

What is crime amongst the multitude is only vice among the few.
By theme : Relations   Society   Vice  

Nobody is forgotten when it is convenient to remember him.
By theme : Relations   Society  

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
By theme : Happiness  

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
By theme : Life   Old   Youth  

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
By theme : Behavior   Relations  

A female friend, amiable, clever and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented.
By theme : Friendship   Love   Women  

Finality is not the language of politics.
By theme : Politics   Relations  

As men advance in life, all passions resolve themselves into money. Love, ambition, even poetry, end in this.
By theme : Life   Men   Money  

Success is the child of audacity.
By theme : Success   Thought  

We make our fortunes and call them fate.
By theme : Destiny  

The secret of success is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
By theme : Behavior   Knowledge  

Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
By theme : Person   Psychology   Relations  

No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
By theme : Marriage   Wit  

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
By theme : Love  

No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.
By theme : Politics   State  

It destroys one`s nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology   Relations  

I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.
By theme : Marriage   Men   Women  

 
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