Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Women like silent men. They think they`re listening.
By theme : Relations   Women  

It`s risky in a marriage for a man to come home too late, but it can sometimes pose an even greater risk if he comes home too early.
By theme : Humor   Marriage   Wit  

Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend.
By theme : Humor   Wit   Women  

The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.
By theme : Art   Creativity   Humor   Wit  

The lower one speaks the closer a woman listens.
By theme : Women  

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.
By theme : Democracy   Society   State  

I like a person who knows his own mind and sticks to it; who sees at once what, in given circumstances, is to be done, and does it.
By theme : Knowledge   Person  

They do not love that do not show their love.
By theme : Love  

No man can understand why a woman shouldn`t prefer a good reputation to a good time.
By theme : Behavior   Men   Wit   Women  

Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.
By theme : Death   Life   Nature  

The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.
By theme : Wisdom   Wit  

A woman, who cannot make her mistakes charming, is only a female.
By theme : Women  

It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
By theme : Psychology  

How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person?
By theme : Behavior   Psychology  

It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
By theme : Humor   Love   Marriage   Wit  

 
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