All Quotes and Proverbs

"War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We all are born mad. Some remain so."

Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett "Waiting for Godot"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart."

Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)
Hector Hugh Munro (Saki) "The Unbearable Bassington"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We all know we are unique individuals, but we tend to see others as representatives of groups."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are all conceived in close prison; in our mothers' wombs, we are close prisoners all; when we are born, we are born but to the liberty of the house; prisoners still, though within larger walls; and then all our life is but a going out to the place of execution, to death."

John Donne
John Donne "Eighty Sermons"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "Lady Windermere's Fan"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "The Heart of the Matter"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are all serving a life-sentence in the dungeon of self."

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Unquiet Grave"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are all special cases. We all want to appeal to something! Everyone insists on his innocence, at all costs, even if it means accusing the rest of the human race and heaven."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "The Fall"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are always getting ready to live, but never living."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are but dust and shadow."

Horace
Horace "Odes"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We are here and it is now: further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We are most alive when we're in love."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are not human beings trying to be spiritual. We are spiritual beings trying to be human."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are not makers of history. We are made by history."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are only what we are; not what we would be; nor every thing we hope for. We are but a step in a scale, that reaches further above us than below. "


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are shaped and fashioned by what whom we love."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We are the products of editing, rather than of authorship."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are the zanies of sorrow. We are clowns whose hearts are broken."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "De Profundis"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We can only learn to love by loving."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We can't command our love, but we can our actions."

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We cannot change our memories, but we can change their meaning and the power they have over us."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We come too late to say anything which has not been said already."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves we have no great ones."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)