Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



There are periods when public opinion is the worst of opinions.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme : Time     Society  

Languages are the pedigree of nations.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Culture     Society  

Force made the first slaves; their cowardice perpetuated slavery.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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The madness of individuals is an exception. The madness of groups, parties, nations and epochs is a rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Philosophy     Society  

Every step forward in the development of a thought and morals is immoral, until it receives the recognition of the majority.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme : Morality     Society   Thought    

The entire value of the society depends on what opportunities it provides for individual development.
Albert Einstein
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I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.
Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais
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By theme : Behavior     Society  

Respect is greater at a distance.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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Everyone needs help from everyone.
Bertolt Brecht
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Justice is to be found only in the imagination.
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
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False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
Joseph de Maistre
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The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme : Society   Wit    

The foolish sayings of the rich pass for wise saws in society.
Miguel de Cervantes
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A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.
Joseph de Maistre
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Take from men ambition and vanity and you will have neither heroes nor patriots.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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By theme : Men     Society   Wisdom    

The science of government is only a science of combinations, of applications, and of exceptions, according to times, places and circumstances.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme : Science     Society   State    

The world is ruled by tyranny, justice is only on the scene.
Friedrich von Schiller
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We find greater violence and more perseverance among the wretched.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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Unhappy is the land that is in need of heroes.
Bertolt Brecht
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Lonely person is always in a bad company.
Paul Valery
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By theme : Society   Unhappiness