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PostSubject: Aphorism and Examples   Mon May 05, 2008 1:09 pm

Aphorism and Examples

* Lost time is never found again. — Benjamin Franklin
* Greed is a permanent slavery. — Ali
* Mediocrity is forgiven more easily than talent.' Emil Krotky
* Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
* Death with dignity is better than life with humiliation. — Husayn ibn Ali
* That which does not destroy us makes us stronger. — Friedrich Nietzsche
* If you see the teeth of the lion, do not think that the lion is smiling at you. — Al-Mutanabbi
* When your legs get weaker time starts running faster. — Mikhail Turovsky
* Many of those who tried to enlighten were hanged from the lampposts. — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
* A mystic hangs a fig leaf on a eunuch.' Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
* The psychology of committees is a special case of the psychology of mobs. — Celia Green
* It is not uncommon to commiserate with a stranger's misfortune, but it takes a really fine nature to appreciate a friend's success. — Oscar Wilde
* Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue. — Unknown, possibly French proverb, or authored by Fran็ois de La Rochefoucauld
* One death is a tragedy; a million is a statistic. — Joseph Stalin
* Believe nothing you hear, and only half of what you see. — Mark Twain
* It is better to be hated for what one is, than loved for what one is not. — Andr้ Gide
* A lie told often enough becomes the truth. — Vladimir Lenin
* Like a road in Autumn: Hardly is it swept clean before it is covered again with dead leaves. — Franz Kafka
* Love the sinner and hate the sin. (Cum dilectione hominum et odio vitiorum.) - St. Augustine of Hippo[2]
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