Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



True love is not what stands many years of separation, but the one which withstands many years of intimacy.
By theme : Humor   Love   Wit  

When a man makes a woman his wife, it`s the highest compliment he can pay her, and it`s usually the last.
By theme : Husband   Wife   Wit  

Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.
By theme : Humor   Men   Wit   Women  

A man`s heart may have a secret sanctuary where only one woman may enter, but it is full of little anterooms, which are seldom vacant.
By theme : Humor   Men   Wit   Women  

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman`s greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn`t want her.
By theme : Wit   Women  

When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
By theme : Husband   Relations   Wife   Wit  

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
By theme : Love   Relations  

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
By theme : Men   Wit  

The woman who appeals to a man`s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
By theme : Men   Psychology   Relations   Women  

Love, like a chicken salad a restaurant has, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.
By theme : Love   Wit  

Marriage is the operation by which a woman`s vanity and a man`s egotism are extracted without an anesthetic.
By theme : Marriage   Men   Women  

A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
By theme : Humor   Men   Wit   Women  

It isn`t tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it`s separating himself from all the others.
By theme : Men   Relations   Wit   Women  

When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.
By theme : Humor   Marriage   Wit   Women  

What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
By theme : Conscience   Wit  

When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn`t a sign that they "don`t understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
By theme : Humor   Men   Relations   Wit   Women  

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
By theme : Happiness   Love   Men   Wit   Women  

The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn`t commit when he had the opportunity.
By theme : Humor   Men   Wit  

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
By theme : Humor   Love   Wit  

After a few years of marriage, a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
By theme : Men   Relations   Wit   Women  

 
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