Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



A fashionable building will lose its youth in ten years and become obsolete. It will become less unpleasant to the eye in two hundred years when fashion is forgotten.
By theme : Fashion  

Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
By theme : Love  

Our true passions are selfish.
By theme : Egoism   Feelings  

Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.
By theme : Happiness   Wealth  

Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
By theme : Thought   Wisdom  

Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
By theme : Fashion  

Beauty is the promise of happiness.
By theme : Beauty   Happiness  

Only great minds can afford a simple style.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

Women prefer emotions to reasoning.
By theme : Feelings   Reason   Women  

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
By theme : Happiness   Wisdom   Women  

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
By theme : Happiness   Life  

Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
By theme : Friendship   Love  

The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
By theme : Love  

All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
By theme : Religion  

One-half, the finest half, of life is hidden from the man who does not love with passion.
By theme : Life   Love   Wisdom  

 
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