500+ Aphorisms, Quotes and Pearls of wisdom about life.



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  • " Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth. "
    • Albert Camus

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  • “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.”

    ― Mark Twain

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  • Sometimes we are silent, not because we have nothing to say. But because we want to say much more than anyone can understand ..

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  • "Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel."
    - Socrates

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  • “The one irreparable loss is the loss of desire.”
    — Senancour, Obermann (Letter XLI)

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  • "One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated."

    • Thomas More

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  • "If the truth shall kill them, let them die."
    • Ayn Rand

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  • “I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.”
    Arthur Miller

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  • Bad decisions make good stories.

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  • "The soul is silent. If it speaks at all it speaks in dreams."

    ~ Louise Gluck

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  • I’m going to tell you something: Thoughts are never honest. Emotions are.
    Albert Camus

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  • " Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. "
    -Joseph Addison

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  • A woman never forgets the men she could have had; a man, the women he couldn't.

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  • "Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old"
    - Jonathan Swift, 'Gulliver's Travels'

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  • I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
    ~ Woody Allen

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  • "A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it."
    - Albert Einstein

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  • "We know you're tired, tired, and scared. Happens to everyone, okay? Just don't let your feet stop."
    Haruki Murakami

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  • "The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. "
    - T.S. Eliot

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  • "Scary, isn’t it? But what wonderful thing didn’t start out scary? "
    - Isaac Marion

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  • The wisest of all, in my opinion, is he who can, if only once a month, call himself a fool. ~Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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  • « You don’t love because: you love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults. »
    William Faulkner

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  • " To err is human; to forgive, divine."
    - Alexander Pope

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  • "Death is nothing, it's life that's hard."
    ~ Charles Bukowski

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  • “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”
    - Walt Disney

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  • Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
    Carl Jung

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  • Strong minds discuss ideas,
    Average minds discuss events,
    Weak minds discuss people.
    • Socrates

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  • "The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink."
    ~ T.S. Eliot

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  • ❝ Mistakes are the portals of discovery. ❞
    ~ James Joyce

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  • “The more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it becomes.”
    — Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

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  • "Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship."
    - Lord Byron

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  • “Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.”
    Doris Lessing

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  • Странная ты, живешь рядом с кладбищем, а к чаю ничего нет.

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  • Everybody said, ‘Follow your heart.’ I did, it got broken.
    Agatha Christie

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  • “Every word has consequences. Every silence too.”
    — Jean Paul Sartre

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  • “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”
    ― Lois Lowry, The Giver

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  • ‘Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.’

    — Plato

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  • "The world is a comedy to those that think; a tragedy to those that feel."
    -- Horace Walpole

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  • “Sincerity is the key. If you can fake that then you’ve got it made.”
    -Groucho Marx

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  • “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.“
    Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

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  • “And what is better than wisdom? Woman.
    And what is better than a good woman? Nothing.”
    ― Geoffrey Chaucer

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  • “The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.”
    ― Mother Teresa

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  • "Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."

    -- Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

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  • ''The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.''

    ~ Marcus Aurelius

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  • “Hell is empty
    And all the devils are here.”
    By William Shakespeare, The Tempest

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  • Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.
    - Roy T. Bennett

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  • “The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.”
    ~Voltaire

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  • ′′ If I could give you one thing in life, I'd love to give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes."
    - Frida Kahlo

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  • “Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer.”
    By Oscar Wilde, THE CRITIC AS ARTIST

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  • "Much of the evil in the world is due to the fact that man in general is hopelessly unconscious."
    Carl Jung, Modern Man in Search of a Soul

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  • The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
    - Plato

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  • “If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.”
    ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

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  • "Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood."
    — George Orwell, 1984

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  • “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”
    -Marie Curie

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  • "We are all born mad. Some remain so."
    --- Samuel Beckett

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  • "The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it."
    — James Bryce

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