Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Every man is guilty of all the good he didn`t do.
By theme : Thought   Wisdom  

May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
By theme : Wit  

Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have been written is, when accurately defined, only the power of acting.
By theme : Liberty  

Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.
By theme : Psychology   Wit  

Divorce is possibly as old as marriage. Although I suppose that marriage is several weeks older.
By theme : Marriage   Wit  

He whom love guards is well guarded.
By theme : Love  

Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
By theme : Wisdom  

We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
By theme : Behavior   Life   Psychology  

There are truths, which are not for all men, nor for all times.
By theme : Truth  

He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
By theme : Behavior   Knowledge   Wit  

In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one part of citizens to give it to the other.
By theme : Money   Politics   State   Wit  

Character is what nature has engraved in us; can we then efface it?
By theme : Character  

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well mannered.
By theme : Society   Stupidity   Success   Wit  

Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
By theme : Humor   Marriage   Wit  

The road to the heart is the ear.
By theme : Feelings  

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
By theme : Morality   Religion  

We will leave this world stupid and evil as we have found it upon our arrival.
By theme : Evil   Life   Stupidity  

As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.
By theme : Behavior   Society   Thought   Wisdom  

Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice.
By theme : Behavior   Thought   Wisdom  

Dress changes the manners.
By theme : Behavior   Fashion  

 
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