Aphorisms

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

Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.

William Shakespeare

1

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.

Lao Tzu

1

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.

Lao Tzu

4

Enjoyment is an incredible energizer to the human spirit.

John C. Maxwell

1

England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.

John Florio

1

Night is the mother of thoughts.

John Florio

1

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.

Robert Frost

1

Education is hanging around until you've caught on.

Robert Frost

1

Famous aphorisms and wisdom phrases

If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.

Alexander the Great

1

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

George Washington

1

Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

3

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.

Leonardo da Vinci

1

Optimist: day dreamer more elegantly spelled.

Mark Twain

1

The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.

Mark Twain

2

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

Sigmund Freud

2

One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.

Meister Eckhart

1

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.

Desiderius Erasmus

2

Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.

William Wordsworth

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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