Aphorisms

How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?

Charles de Gaulle

3

The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.

Charles de Gaulle

1

We are not here to laugh.

Charles de Gaulle

1

Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.

Charles de Gaulle

1

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.

Walter Scott

1

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

Abraham Lincoln

1

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

3

Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.

Theodore Roethke

2

One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment... If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

2

Famous aphorisms and wisdom phrases

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.

Hermann Hesse

4

Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.

Ho Chi Minh

1

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.

Martin Luther King Jr.

2

Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

Robert Green Ingersoll

1

The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.

Robert Green Ingersoll

2

The time to be happy is now, and the place to be happy is here.

Robert Green Ingersoll

1

In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.

Robert Green Ingersoll

1

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.

Robert Green Ingersoll

3

If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.

Sun Tzu

2

Balk the enemy's power; force him to reveal himself.

Sun Tzu

1

If we refer to dictionaries or encyclopedias, then we can see that aphorisms is a complete thought-forms that have depth of content, not always clear to everyone gathering, but very expressive - in the minimum amount they contain the maximum meaning, and usually aphorisms are literary handsome and laconic.

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