Aphorist Quotes

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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“We love being mentally strong, but we hate situations that allow us to put our mental strength to good use.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“We are sometimes dragged into a pit of unhappiness by someone else’s opinion that we do not look happy.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Every single person is a fool, insane, a failure, or a bad person to at least ten people.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Saying that you do not remember something or someone is a less embarrassing or hurtful way of saying that you do not know it or them anymore.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The least we each ought to do for someone who treats us like a king or a queen is to treat them like a prince or a princess.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Attending a funeral would leave the average person insane, if they truly believed that sooner or later they are also going to die.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some women have kissed—and some are kissing—a lot of frogs, even though the very first man that they have each kissed was and is still a prince.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Because he has finally realized that it is it and not him that is loved by the woman he loves, many a man is jealous of his own car, house, wardrobe, or salary.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some men would not still be HIV negative or alive, if they had managed to sleep with some of the women with whom they want or wanted to have sex.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most people do not mind having a house that is smaller and/or a car that is cheaper than their neighbours’, as long as they each earn and have more money than their neighbours, and, equally important, their neighbours know that.”
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“We are sometimes depressed by our failure to convince people who strongly believe that we are that we are definitely not depressed.”
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Ljupka Cvetanova
“Some people stride toward a better future. Others have chauffeurs.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

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