All Quotes and Proverbs

"The wise person has long ears and a short tongue."


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The wolf may lose his teeth, but never his nature."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The woman cries before the wedding and the man after."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 7)

"The word "tomorrow" was invented for indecisive people and for children."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The word listen contains the same letters as the word silent."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The word poet literally means maker: anything which is not well made doesn't exist."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world began without man, and it will complete itself without him."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason."

Hermann Broch
Hermann Broch "The Spell"

Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world is a cow that is hard to milk [...]"

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world is composed of givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The world is not black and white. More like black and grey."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world is not divine sport, it is divine destiny. There is a divine meaning of the world, of man, of human persons, of you and me."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: thats the essence of inhumanity."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Devil's Disciple"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The worst thing about war is that so many people enjoy it."

Ellen Glasgow
Ellen Glasgow "The Woman Within"

Rating: 4.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The writer is the engineer of the human soul."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another."

Horace
Horace "Epistles"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The yoke a man creates for himself by wrong-doing will breed hate in the kindliest nature."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Silas Marner"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The zoo is a place for animals to study the behaviour of human beings."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are as many characters in men
As there are shapes in nature."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from one dream into another dream."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "The Conduct of Life"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are but three events in a man's life: birth, life and death. He is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live."


Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are foolish people who recognize their foolishness and use it skillfully."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Lectures and Biographical Sketches"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are more fools in the world than there are people."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are more old drunkards than old doctors."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are more truths in twenty-four hours of a man's life than in all the philosophies."

Raoul Vaneigem
Raoul Vaneigem "The Revolution of Everyday Life"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are no illegitimate children, only illegitimate parents - if the term is to be used at all."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are no strangers in this world, just friends we've never met."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)