All Quotes and Proverbs

"There are not enough jails, not enough policemen, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are one hundred and ninety-three living species of monkeys and apes. One hundred and ninety-two of them are covered with hair. The exception is a naked ape self-named Homo sapiens."

Desmond Morris
Desmond Morris "The Naked Ape"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only 10 types of people in the world; those who understand binary and those who don't."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age."

Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson "The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two books written: Someone goes on a journey, or a stranger comes to town."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two families in the world, the Haves and the Have-Nots."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are only two qualities in the world: efficiency and inefficiency, and only two sorts of people: the efficient and the inefficient."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "John Bull's Other Island"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk."

Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens "Nicholas Nickleby"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are people who are so full of common sense that they haven't the slightest cranny left for their own sense."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts."

Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux "Meditations of a Parish Priest"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are people who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are positive pluses and negative pluses."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are single thoughts that contain the essence of the whole volume, single sentences that have the beauties of large work."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are some defeats more triumphant than victories."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are strings in the human heart that had better not be wibrated."

Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens "Barnaby Rudge"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are three dimensions to credit cards, length, width and debt."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damned lies, and Statistics."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are three reasons for becoming a writer. The first is that you need the money; the second, that you have something to say that you think the world should know; and the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are three sides to any story, my side, his side and the truth."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who say, 'What happened?'."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are three ways to obtain wealth: inheritance, luck, and hard work. None is guaranteed, but you have no influence over the first two."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are times when forgetting can be just as important as remembering - and even more difficult."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are two classes of poets: the poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love."


Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are two good things in life, freedom of thought and freedom of action."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't."

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Heat-Moon-William-Least "Blue Highways: A Journey into America"

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are two kinds of statistics: the kind you look up and the kind you make up."

Rex Stout
Rex Stout "Death Of A Doxy"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are two kinds of truth; the truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The first of these is science, and the second is art."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are two things necessary to Salvation.... Money and gunpowder."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Major Barbara"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second."

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)