All Quotes and Proverbs

"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"All very old men have splendid educations; all men who apparently know nothing else have thorough classical educations; nobody has an average education."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal."

John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck "Once There Was A War"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All war represents a failure of diplomacy."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Alliance, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pocket that they cannot separately plunder a third."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Although Freud said happiness is composed of love and work, reality often forces us to choose love or work."

Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Letty Cottin Pogrebin "Family and Politics"

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing."


Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Altruism is the mark of a superior being."

Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)
Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more. "


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always buy good shoes, and a good bed. Because if you aren't in one, you're in the other."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Always do the things you fear the most. Courage is an acquired taste, like caviar."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done, and why. Then do it."

Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein "Time Enough for Love"

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Always tell the truth; then you won't have to remember anything else."


Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"America has no permanent friends or enemies, only interests."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"America is a mistake, a giant mistake."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"America is a young country with an old mentality."

George Santayana
George Santayana "Winds of Doctrine"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"America is the only country in the world where the poor have a parking problem."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to decadence without the usual interval of civilization."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe."

Harold Rosenberg
Harold Rosenberg "The Tradition of the New"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"American writers want to be not good but great; and so are neither."

Gore Vidal
Gore Vidal "Two Sisters"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An "unemployed" existence is a worse negation of life than death itself."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "The Revolt of the Masses"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An actor is exactly as big as his imagination."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"An alcoholic has been lightly defined as a man who drinks more than his own doctor."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the commonwealth."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle."

Walter Bagehot
Walter Bagehot "The English Constitution"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)