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100 super worthy quotes

100 super worthy quotes

100 super worthy quotes
100 super worthy quotes

100 super worthy quotes, another post full of great valuable quotes and aphorisms selected among the best authors ever by our chief editor Carl William Brown

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be meaning in suffering.
Viktor Frankl

I have never gotten over the trauma of coming into the world, I have never liked the stupidity of the universe, let alone if I will ever be able to accept my mother’s death.
Carl William Brown

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell

God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.

The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master.
Ayn Rand

There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Anton Chekhov

What people commonly call fate is mostly their own stupidity.
Arthur Schopenhauer

I feel completely detached from any country, any group. I am a metaphysically displaced person.
Emil M. Cioran

In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
Albert Camus

In such a stupid and cruel world, only imbeciles, selfish and devoid of any empathy, can find themselves at ease, also hoping to live a long time!
Carl William Brown

He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, “I am looking for a human.
Diogenes of Sinope

Meaningful silence is better than meaningless words.

Man is quite insane. He wouldn’t know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen.
Michel de Montaigne

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Women are the real architects of society.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

The closer to the truth, the better the lie, and the truth itself, when it can be used, is the best lie.
Isaac Asimov

Vulgus (Mundus o Populus) vult decipi, ergo decipiatur. (The world wants to be deceived, and so it is.)
Latin Saying

Without “ethical culture”, there is no salvation for humanity.
Albert Einstein

You can’t imagine how stupid the whole world has grown nowadays.
Nikolai Gogol

The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.

One of the greatest problems of our time is that many. are schooled but few are educated.
Thomas More

Any idiot can face a crisis; it’s this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov

People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Carl Jung

It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.
Arthur Conan Doyle

Never interrupt your enemy, when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The only real goal that can have a certain value for our stupid and insignificant existence is to lose it forever.
Carl William Brown

When people talk listen completely. Don’t be thinking what you’re going to say. Most people never listen. Nor do they observe.
Ernest Hemingway

The tragedy of life is that it gives us wisdom only when it has stolen youth
Will Durant

Force governs the world (unfortunately!) and not knowing: therefore whoever rules it can and usually is ignorant.
Vittorio Alfieri

100 worthy aphorisms
100 worthy aphorisms

Competition is the law of the jungle, but cooperation is the law of civilization.
Peter Kropotkin

What if culture itself is nothing but a halt, a break, a respite, in the pursuit of barbarity?
Slavoj Žižek

The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
Robert Frost

Doesn’t surprise me that Christ our Lord preferred to live with prostitutes and sinners, seeing I go in for that myself.
Johann Wolfgang Friedrich von Goethe

Strong thoughts are iron nails driven in the mind, that nothing can draw out.
Denis Diderot

A man who does not dissent is a seed that will never grow.
Bertrand Russell

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Time and space are the stupidest, most tragic and atrocious things that can concern us.
Carl William Brown

Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.
Joseph de Maistre

I myself must also say I believe it is true that in the end humanitarianism will triumph; only I fear that at the same time the world will be one big hospital and each person will be the other person’s humane keeper.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Joseph Brodsky

The history of the world’s great leaders is often the story of human folly.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

Be alone, that is the secret of invention: be alone, that is when ideas are born.
Nikola Tesla

Bad temper is its own safety valve. He who can bark does not bite.
Agatha Christie

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius

This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.

Life not lived is a disease from which one can die.
Carl Gustav Jung

Some people have no idea what they’re doing, and a lot of them are really good at it.
George Carlin

The poet sees, at the same time and from a single point, what is visible to two, in isolation.
Boris Pasternak

Worthy and valuable quotes
Worthy and valuable quotes

Life begins on the other side of despair.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.

A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired but then time is your misfortune.
William Faulkner

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

I think the devil doesn’t exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Death smiles at us all; all a man can do is smile back.
Marcus Aurelius

On the verge of death he remembered his mother who was waiting for him in the reality that does not exist and almost pleased he consoled himself.
Carl William Brown

Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom.

Women are meant to be loved, not understood.
Oscar Wilde

Persons unmask their evilest qualities when they do quarrel.
George Herbert

A student of Buddhism tries to unlearn something daily.
Alan Watts

Everyone gets the experience. Some get the lesson.
T. S. Eliot

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.
Khalil Gibran

We are all born originals and die copies.
Carl Gustav Jung

I have a theory that the moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
Henry Miller

The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.

Bees don’t waste their time explaining to flies that honey is better than shit!

I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent my power and possessions.

In this super sea of shit, we are all in the same boat, but those who row are always the same.
Carl William Brown

Quote against warfare
Quote against warfare

Artificial intelligence will be Man’s most important achievement. Too bad it could be the last.
Stephen Hawking

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Benjamin Franklin

If you don’t have ideas, read. If you have ideas, but can’t articulate them, write. If you have ideas, and have the clarity to execute, build.
Dan Koe

Knowledge is no guarantee of good behavior, but ignorance is a virtual guarantee of bad behavior.
Martha C. Nussbaum.

When reading, we don’t fall in love with the characters’ appearance. We fall in love with their words, their thoughts, and their hearts. We fall in love with their souls.

The best things can only be achieved with maximum effort.

Nature is busy creating absolutely unique individuals, whereas culture has invented a single mold to which all must conform. It is grotesque.
U. G. Krishnamurti

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..
John Milton

It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.

What is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying.
Albert Camus

The bad thing of war is, that it makes more evil people than it can take away.
Immanuel Kant

Reason connot defeat emotion, an emotion can only be displaced or overcome by a stronger emotion.
Baruch Spinoza

Compassion for our parents is the true sign of maturity.
Anais Nin

You only know me as you see me, not as I actually am.
Immanuel Kant

The closer to the truth, the better the lie, and the truth itself, when it can be used, is the best lie.
Isaac Asimov

The tragedy of life is that it gives us wisdom only when it has stolen youth
Will Durant

The tragedy of life is that it gives us wisdom only when it has stolen youth
Will Durant

The enjoyment of power inevitably corrupts the judgment of reason, and perverts its liberty.
Immanuel Kant

Let us not burden our remembrances With a heaviness that’s gone.
William Shakespeare

Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.

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The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.
Noam Chomsky

Those who are right do not argue. Those who argue are not right.
Lao Tzu

We live for books. A sweet mission in this world dominated by disorder and decay.
Umberto Eco

The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything.
Milan Kundera

When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
Abraham Joshua Heschel

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James

Comprehension, inventiveness, direction, and criticism: intelligence is contained in these four words.
Alfred Binet

Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.
E. M. Forster

Geniuses are like thunderstorms. They go against the wind, terrify people, cleanse the air.
Soren Kierkegaard

Books for general reading always smell badly; the odor of common people hangs about them.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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