Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    

The classic literature is always modern.
By theme : Culture  

Love is on the verge of hate each time it stoops for pardon.
By theme : Love  

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
By theme : Behavior   Love  

The surest way of making a dupe is to let your victim suppose you are his.
By theme : Behavior  

A woman is seldom merciful to the man who is timid.
By theme : Men   Relations   Women  

In science read the newest works; in literature, the oldest.
By theme : Art   Humor   Science  

Despair makes victims sometimes victors.
By theme : Life   Wisdom  

It is not wisdom, but ignorance which teaches men presumption.
By theme : Wisdom  

It is in trifles that the mind betrays itself.
By theme : Psychology   Thought  

Success never needs an excuse.
By theme : Success  

Art and science have their meeting-point in method.
By theme : Art   Science  

What`s money without happiness?
By theme : Happiness   Money  

Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
By theme : Wisdom  

Time is money.
By theme : Money   Time  

Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.
By theme : Creativity   Person  

Three things are ever silent - thought, destiny and the grave.
By theme : Destiny   Thought   Wisdom  

There is no society, however free and democratic, where wealth will not create an aristocracy.
By theme : Society   Wealth  

A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.
By theme : Humor   Men   Wit   Women  

Remember Talleyrand`s advice, "If you are in doubt whether to write a letter or not, don`t!" The advice applies to many doubts in life besides that of letter writing.
By theme : Psychology   Wisdom  

Whenever man commits a crime heaven finds a witness.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

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