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If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
Yield to temptation -- it may not pass your way again.
Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right, shame on you.
Life is like a sewer -- what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
The only real revolution is in the enlightenment of the mind and the improvement of character. The only real emancipation is individual, and the only real revolutionaries are philosophers and saints.
To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
It's better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all.
Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
Ignorance does not necesarilly mean one has a lack of wisdom, for a most ignorant person can be one with much wisdom. It's "live and learn" that creates wisdom.
The Puritans hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.