Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
By theme : Behavior   Hatred   Love  

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much of life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
By theme : Morality   Wit  

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.
By theme : Humor   Wealth  

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
By theme : Humor  

Wealth cannot purchase any great private solace or convenience. Riches are only the means of sociality.
By theme : Wealth  

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
By theme : Wealth   Wit  

We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.
By theme : Psychology  

There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages.
By theme : Marriage  

Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.
By theme : Friendship   Humor  

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
By theme : Fashion   Humor   Society  

That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.
By theme : Men   Wealth  

To be awake is to be alive.
By theme : Life  

Under a government, which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
By theme : Politics   Society   State  

City life: millions of people being lonesome together.
By theme : Life   Society  

What is once well done is done forever.
By theme : Good   Wisdom  

Men have become the tools of their tools.
By theme : Life   Society  

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
By theme : Friendship   Reason  

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
By theme : Character  

 
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