An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown




In life, as in chess, forethought wins.


Charles Buxton (1823-1871, British author)


If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.


Henry Kissinger (1923-, American Secretary of State)


If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent.


Stew Leonard (American businessman)


He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage -- he won't encounter many rivals.


Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799, German physicist, satirist)


The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.


Sophia Loren (1934-, Italian film actress)


Strike while the iron is hot.


English Proverb (Sayings of British origin)


A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.


Spanish Proverb (Sayings of Spanish origin)


It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.


George Santayana (1863-1952, American philosopher, poet)


Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.


Author Unknown


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