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





Why should a man's mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations with such a precarious object as his body?


Thomas Hardy (1840-1928, British novelist, poet)


Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.


Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)


Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.


John Madden (1936-, American football coach)


Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will always say enough on that subject.


Charles Maurice


You may find your best friend or your worst enemy in yourself


English Proverb (Sayings of British origin)


We are constantly invited to be who we are.


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862, American essayist, poet, naturalist)


Never let your failures go to your heart or your successes go to your head.


Author Unknown


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