Aphorisms

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. (Mark Twain)

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. (Confucius)

A man of genius makes no mistakes, his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. (James Joyce)

The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic. (Oscar Wilde)

Nothing shows a man`s character more than what he laughs at. (Wolfgang Goëthe)

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. (George Bernard Shaw)

I believe it is better to tell the truth than to lie. I believe that it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe that it is better to know than to be ignorant. (Henry Louis Mencken)

Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. (Samuel Beckett)

Nothing at times is more expressive than silence. (George Eliot)

L' improvvisazione non si improvvisa.(Totò) (literal translation : The improvisation cannot be improvised)

It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But ... it is better to be good than to be ugly.(Oscar Wilde)

Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the former.(Albert Einstein)

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. (William Shakespeare)

L'attori só come li facioli : se còceno da sè.(Anton Giulio Bragaglia)(literal translation : The actors are like the beans : they cook themselves)

But I, being poor, have only my dreams. I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly, because you tread my dreams. (William Butler Yeats)

Only that which you have thought through for yourself really belongs to you. (Arthur Shopenhauer)

Stay hungry ! Stay foolish ! (Steve Jobs)

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind. (Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.(Oscar Wilde)

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed. (Mark Twain)
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