All Quotes and Proverbs

"The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it."

George Santayana
George Santayana "Little Essays"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth is like ice water, it shocks you when it hits you, but no one's ever died from it."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The truth is not always the same as the majority decision."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth knocks on the door and you say,"Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away."

Robert M. Pirsig
Robert M. Pirsig "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"

Rating: 9.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth lies where it should, but we are looking for it all the wrong places."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth which makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The two most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed"."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don't acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The tyrant dies and his rule is over; the martyr dies and his rule begins."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King "Strength to Love"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The uncontested absurdities of today are the accepted slogans of tomorrow."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The United States never lost a war or won a conference."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The value of myth is that it takes all the things you know and restores to them the rich significance which has been hidden by the veil of familiarity."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The victor will always be the judge, and the vanquished the accused."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The vintage of wisdom is to know that rest is rust and that life is love, laughter, and work."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The voice of the majority is no proof of justice."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The war was a mirror; it reflected man's every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity."

George Grosz
George Grosz "A Small Yes and a Big No"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The wastebasket is a writer's best friend."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The way to stop financial joy-riding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile."

Woodrow T. Wilson
Woodrow T. Wilson "Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The way we see the problem is the problem."

Stephen Covey
Stephen Covey "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The weakness of psychiatry is that the doctor considers himself to be healthier than the patient."


Rating: 7.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The weakness of your opposition is your strength."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle."


Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The whole damn universe has to be taken apart, brick by brick, and reconstructed."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The whole duty of man consists in being reasonable and just."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The whole is greater than the sum of the parts."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The whole of life lies in the verb seeing."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The wife is the key of the house."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The window to the world can be covered by a newspaper."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)