Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



There are three kinds of people: those who see; those who see when they are shown; and those who cannot see at all.
By theme : Psychology  

Nature is wise. You can learn everywhere and from everything.
By theme : Education   Knowledge   Nature  

He who does not value life does not deserve it.
By theme : Life   Wisdom  

Simplicity is the extreme degree of sophistication.
By theme : Art   Creativity   Knowledge   Philosophy   Wisdom  

If you`re lonely, you totally belong to yourself.
By theme : Thought   Wisdom  

Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.
By theme : Behavior   Reason   Science   Thought  

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
By theme : Psychology  

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.
By theme : Art   Creativity  

As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
By theme : Art   Creativity   Education  

He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
By theme : Science  

As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
By theme : Death   Happiness   Life  

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
By theme : Life   Time  

 
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