Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    

As soon as a woman becomes ours, we are no longer theirs.
By theme : Women  

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
By theme : Cynicism   Marriage  

The most universal quality is diversity.
By theme : Philosophy   Wisdom  

Wit is a dangerous weapon even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly.
By theme : Reason   Wit  

There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more that two hairs, or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.
By theme : Philosophy   Thought  

Experience teaches that a good memory is generally joined to a weak judgment.
By theme : Psychology   Thought  

Ambition is not a vice of little people.
By theme : Character   Person   Vice  

We can be knowledgeable with other men`s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men`s wisdom.
By theme : Knowledge   Wisdom  

Women when they marry buy a cat in the bag.
By theme : Marriage   Women  

It is the rule of rules, and the general law of all laws, that every person should observe those of the place where he is.
By theme : Behavior   Society  

The land of marriage has this peculiarity: that strangers are desirous of inhabiting it, while its natural inhabitants would willingly be banished from thence.
By theme : Marriage  

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
By theme : Relations  

He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
By theme : Behavior   Lie  

Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know.
By theme : Knowledge   Psychology   Religion  

I quote others only in order the better to express myself.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology   Reason  

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology  

He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.
By theme : Behavior   Reason  

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.
By theme : Behavior   Marriage  

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