Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



There are three rules for writing a novel; unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
William Somerset Maugham
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Humor   Wit   Art   Creativity  

Bad administration, to be sure, can destroy good policy; but good administration can never save bad policy.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Politics   State  

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Elbert Hubbard
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Humor   Wit  

The man whom no one pleases is much more unhappy than the man who pleases no one.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Happiness   Unhappiness  

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
Helen Rowland
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Happiness   Love   Men   Wit   Women  

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
Eric Hoffer
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Creativity  

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
John Acton
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Democracy   Politics  

Friendship is an art of keeping distance while love is an art of intimacy.
Sigmund Freud
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Friendship   Love  

At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.
Jean de La Bruyere
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Feelings   Love  




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