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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] laiming

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] 126jomar28

"if you do not know where you have been,you will
never know where you are going."
copyright joseph p.martino

[aphorist] JOSEPH P.MARTINO

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (4 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

[aphorist] Dorothy Parker

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] harrahkr

"To understand the hearts of others, you must first understand your own."

[aphorist] Kelli Harrah, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] Fred Babbin

Life is interesting, but not the way you thought it would be.

[aphorist] Fred Babbin, I am a poet

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] Fred Babbin

God planted the Tree of Knowledge, but he forgot the Tree of Wisdom, and we've been fking up ever since.

[aphorist] Fred Babbin, I'm a poet, in [category] Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (4 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] Fred Babbin

Life and happiness are everything. Happiness without life is impossible, life without happiness is deplorable

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (3 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] Fred Babbin

If you want to write a good poem, do not tell the truth.
The truth is so prosaic. To lie, you must be creative.
'Poetic license' is what we call the lie.

[aphorist] Fred Babbin, I'm a poet, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] MNSanches

Liebe spricht man lange aus, damit man sich an deren Kürze nicht erinnert.

[aphorist] Nazaré Sanches, in [category] Love and Hate and [category] Love and Hate

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] MNSanches

One might have thought that the only use of culture was to enable one to talk nonsense with distinction.

[aphorist] William Somerset Maugham, The summing up, iliteracy picture, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (4 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] MNSanches

hinter dem Schweigen steckt manchmal eine lange Nacht.

[aphorist] Nazaré Sanches, in [category] Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (4 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

I prefer no invitation to an invitation where I am not wanted.

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

Not being invited is preferable to an invitation where I am not wanted

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

I have no one to blame but myself, until I can find somebody else.

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

I don't mind being funny looking as much as I do being looked at funny.

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (10 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

People listen to others for the purpose of finding out why they are listening.

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (69 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

One must suspend disbelief to contemplate a miracle

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

One never hears the warning shot that lands between his ears.

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (72 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

The best reading is people.

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (73 ratings)  ·  submitted 2010 by [user] yawnimia

There is not so much shame in being blamed as there is in failing to take responsibility

[aphorist] Geoffrey Wright, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

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