All Quotes and Proverbs

"To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old."


Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate some one else's type of thinking."

William James
William James "The Letters of William James"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To be able to say how much you love is to love but little."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To be adult is to be alone."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To be an agreeable guest one need only enjoy oneself."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Father Brown Mystery Series"

Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To be great is to be misunderstood."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays, First Series"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To be in love is not the same as loving. You can be in love with a woman and still hate her."

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction."

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim "Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless."

Gustave Flaubert letter to Louise Colet; August 6, 1846
Gustave Flaubert letter to Louise Colet; August 6, 1846

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To believe in God is to yearn for His existence and, furthermore, it is to act as if He did exist."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 8)

"To change and change for the better are two different things."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To create a little flower is the labor of ages."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To define is to limit."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To depend on a stranger, blindness in both eyes."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To desire friendship is a great fault. Friendship should be a gratuitous joy like those afforded by art or life. We must refuse it so that we may be worthy to receive it; it is of the order of grace."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To die completely, a person must not only forget but be forgotten, and he who is not forgotten is not dead."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To discuss evil in a manner implying neutrality, is to sanction it."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius."

Amiel-Henri-Frederic
Amiel-Henri-Frederic "Journal Intime"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To doubt God is to doubt one's own conscience, and in consequence it would be to doubt everything."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death."

Pearl Buck
Pearl Buck "To My Daughters, With Love"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To eat is to appropriate by destruction."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "Being and Nothingness"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To err is human, to blame it on someone else is more human."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To express the emotions of life is to live. To express the life of emotions is to make art."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "Marriage and Morals"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To feel our ills is one thing, but to cure them is another."

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) "Epistolae ex Ponto"

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To find a friend one must close one eye. To keep him - two."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To forgive is not to forget. The merit lies in loving in spite of the vivid knowledge that the one that must be loved is not a friend. There is no merit in loving an enemy when you forget him for a friend."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To get the best out of a man go to what is best in him."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To give a man full knowledge of true morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To grow you need to understand that the most important word in the world is not the word "me"."


Rating: 6.57 (Number of Voters: 7)

"To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)