quote by Che Guevara

Be realistic, demand the impossible!

— Che Guevara

Astonishing Aphorism quotations

Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.

What the heart loves, the will chooses, and the mind justifies.

An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.

I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don't inhale. That was his own aphorism, and I think it's the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject.

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams.

Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.

How many of us have been attracted to reason;

first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism.

How many of us have been attracted to reason;

first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism.

When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie.

Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.

Aphorisms are bad for novels. They stick in the reader's teeth.

How many of us have been first attracted to reason, first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism from Rochefoucauld or La Bruyere.

We endeavor to stuff the universe into the gullet of an aphorism.

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams.

Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.

Aphorisms are the true form of the universal philosophy.

The great writers of aphorisms read as if they had all known each other well.

On the last day, when the general examination takes place, there will be no question at all on the text of Aristotle, the aphorisms of Hippocrates, or the paragraphs of Justinian. Charity will be the whole syllabus.

He who has rejected his demons badgers us to death with his angels

The laughter of the aphorism is sometimes triumphant, but seldom carefree.

An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

A good aphorism is too hard for the tooth of time, and is not worn away by all the centuries, although it serves as food for every epoch.

There is, however, only one idea of duty which has been universally accepted by all mankind, of all ages and sects and countries, and that has been summed up in a Sanskrit aphorism thus: "Do not injure any being; not injuring any being is virtue, injuring any being is sin."

The aphorism is cultivated only by those who have known fear in the midst of words, that fear of collapsing with all the words.

The excellence of aphorisms consists not so much in the expression of some rare or abstruse sentiment, as in the comprehension of some useful truth in a few words.

APHORISM, n. Predigested wisdom.

Writing an upbeat aphorism is a temptation, but decorum forbids.

An aphorism is a personal observation inflated into a universal truth, a private posing as a general.

APHORISM, n. Predigested wisdom. The flabby wine-skin of his brain Yields to some pathologic strain, And voids from its unstored abysm The driblet of an aphorism. "The Mad Philosopher," 1697

We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however we can find nowhere in his works, that "ridicule is the test of truth."

Beyond Good and Evil, Aphorism 153

Experience comes from bad judgment.

If we couldn't laugh at ourselves, that would be the end of everything.

The old aphorisms are basically sound. First impressions are lasting.

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