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Aphorisms Galore! lets you Feed Your Wit by browsing, searching, submitting, discussing, and rating aphorisms and witty sayings by famous and not-so-famous people.

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (328 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Even thinking is participation.

[aphorist] Lassi Kämäri, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (595 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whenever anyone says anything he is indulging in theories.

[aphorist] Alfred Korzybski, in [category] Science and Religion and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (320 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.

[aphorist] Ludwig van Beethoven, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (366 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.

[aphorist] Robert Byrne, in [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (268 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.

[aphorist] Leonardo Da Vinci, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (303 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All mankind loves a lover.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (624 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A diet is when you watch what you eat and wish you could eat what you watch.

[aphorist] Hermione Gingold, in [category] Food and Drink

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (333 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.

[aphorist] Daniel Boorstin, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (247 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An excuse is the mark of a moral coward.

[aphorist] Joseph Cimino, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (131 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.

[aphorist] Hubert Humphrey, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (291 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.

[aphorist] Rami Belson, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1145 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.

[aphorist] Tom Clancy, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (390 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1332 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

[aphorist] Mahatma Gandhi, in [category] Law and Politics and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (365 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

[aphorist] Confucius, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1398 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999  · 

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

[aphorist] Robert A. Heinlein, in [category] Men and Women

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1037 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.

[aphorist] Ashleigh Brilliant, Brilliant Thoughts (copyright info: www.ashleighbrilliant.com), in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (450 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

[aphorist] Albert Camus, in [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (388 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

[aphorist] Albert Einstein, in [category] Science and Religion and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (3264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments -- there are consequences.

[aphorist] Robert G. Ingersoll, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

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