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Asking a writer what he thinks about criticism is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.
John Osborne
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Wit   Feelings   Creativity  

Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Behavior   Relations  

Wherever you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
Harry S. Truman
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Society   State  

I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.
Wilson Mizner
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Psychology   Relations  

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you`ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you`ll become a philosopher.
Socrates
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Marriage   Wit  

Liberty begets anarchy, anarchy leads to despotism, and despotism brings about liberty once again. Millions of human beings have perished without being able to make any of these systems triumph.
Honore de Balzac
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Liberty   Politics   Society  

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Education   Knowledge  

Experience is not what happens to you. It`s what you do with what happens to you.
Aldous Huxley
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By theme : Knowledge   Thought   Wisdom  

No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
Henry Louis Mencken
Aphorisms of the author
By theme : Humor   Men   Wisdom   Women  




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