Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



To know how to hide one`s ability is great skill.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Knowledge  

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge, which is acquired under compulsion, obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato
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By theme : Knowledge   Philosophy    

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Socrates
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By theme : Evil     Knowledge   Philosophy    

To know when to be generous and when firm - that is wisdom.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme : Knowledge   Wisdom    

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

Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
Horace
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By theme : Education     Knowledge  

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

The success of most things depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme : Knowledge   Success    

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
George Eliot
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By theme : Knowledge   Thought     Wisdom    

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.
Confucius
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By theme : Knowledge   Philosophy    

The best way to know God is to love many things.
Vincent Van Gogh
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By theme : Knowledge   Love    

No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
Henry Brooks Adams
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By theme : Knowledge   Psychology     Thought    

Certain signs precede certain events.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme : Knowledge  

No man is free who is not master of himself.
Epictetus
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By theme : Knowledge   Men    

The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.
Sigmund Freud
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By theme : Knowledge   Religion    

The less we know the more we suspect.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Knowledge   Wit    

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
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By theme : Knowledge   Society     Wit    

If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labour for a thing that will be useless in our hands.
John Locke
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By theme : Behavior     Health     Knowledge  

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Knowledge   Money    

Good clothes open all doors.
Thomas Fuller
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By theme : Behavior     Knowledge  

 
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