Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    

What one man can invent, another can discover.
By theme : Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom  

I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.
By theme : Feelings   Psychology   Reason   Women  

Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.
By theme : Psychology   Reason   Thought  

Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
By theme : Truth  

I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
By theme : Work  

From a drop of water a logician could predict an Atlantic or a Niagara.
By theme : Psychology   Reason   Science  

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
By theme : Psychology   Thought  

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.
By theme : Psychology   Wisdom  

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
By theme : Wisdom  

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.
By theme : Psychology   Reason   Thought  

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
By theme : Psychology   Truth   Wisdom  

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