All Quotes and Proverbs

"We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We die of too much life."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We die, because we live."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "In Search of Goethe from Within"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We do not remember days; we remember moments."

Cesare Pavese
Cesare Pavese "The Burning Brand Diaries: 1935-1950"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We do not want a Poland which costs us nothing."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We don't ask a flower any special reason for its existence. We just look at it and are able to accept it as being something different from ourselves."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything. "


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We drink one another's healths, and spoil our own."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We first make our habits, and then our habits make us."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We gain freedom when we have paid the full price for our right to live."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We gain freedom when we have paid the full price."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We go to school to learn to communicate, but all the teachers say to us is "shut up!""


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them."


Rating: 7.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We have all forgot more than we remember."

Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller "Gnomologia"

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another."

Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift "Thoughts On Various Subjects"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We have to distrust each other. It's our only defense against betrayal."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We have two ears and one mouth so we may listen more and talk the less."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We hear war called murder. It is not: it is suicide."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We keep seeking our angel, demons come unsought."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he does not know what to create."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We live in a society where pizza gets to your house before the police."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We live under a government of men and morning newspapers."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We love because it's the only true adventure."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We may become the makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets."

Karl Popper
Karl Popper "The Open Society and Its Enemies"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We may give wise advice, but we cannot give wisdom to follow it."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We may need to solve problems not by removing the cause but by designing the way forward even if the cause remains in place."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We may pretend that we're basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)