Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
By theme : Happiness   Work  

To the vulgar eye, few things are wonderful that are not distant.
By theme : Education   Psychology  

Violence does even justice unjustly.
By theme : Politics   Society  

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
By theme : Thought   Wisdom  

Society is founded upon cloth.
By theme : Society  

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
By theme : Creativity   Life  

Silence is deep as eternity; speech is shallow as time.
By theme : Thought  

Manners are stronger than laws.
By theme : Society  

Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education.
By theme : Education  

To the vulgar eye, few things are wonderful that are not distant.
By theme : Psychology   Wisdom  

Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
By theme : Beauty   Philosophy   Wisdom  

Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
By theme : Person   Psychology  

Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
By theme : Lie   Society   Thought  

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
By theme : Society   Wisdom  

A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
By theme : Behavior   Person   Reason  

If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, hear what he had to say, and make fun of it.
By theme : Religion   Society   Wit  

 
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