All Quotes and Proverbs

"Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech."

Martin Farquhar Tupper
Martin Farquhar Tupper "Proverbial Philosophy"

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"What a lot of things there are a man can do without."


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"What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

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"What a woman thinks of women is the test of her nature."


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"What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner."


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"What betrays us most often is neither our friends nor foes but our own tongue."


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"What better way to prove that you understand a subject than to make money out of it?"


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"What can be expressed in words can be expressed in life."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

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"What distinguishes the artist from the dilettante? Only the pain the artist feels. The dilettante looks only for pleasure in art."


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"What does a fish know about the water in which it swims all its life?"


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"What doesn't hurt - is not life; what doesn't pass - is not happiness."


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"What hurts much more than own failures are someone else's successes."


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"What is a rebel? A man who says no."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "The Rebel"

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"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have yet to be discovered."


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"What is all that men have done and thought over thousands of years, compared with one moment of love."


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"What is an adult? A child blown up by age."


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"What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real."


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"What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is mostly nothing but the observer's own weaknesses reflected back from others."


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"What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche "Beyond Good and Evil"

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"What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth."


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"What is faith worth if it is not translated into action?"


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"What is flirtatiousness but an argument that life must go on and on and on?"


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"What is genius - but the power of expressing a new individuality?"

Elizabeth Barrett Browning letter to Mary Russell Mitford
Elizabeth Barrett Browning letter to Mary Russell Mitford

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"What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn't come every day."


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"What is life without the radiance of love?"


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"What is love? It is the morning and the evening star."


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"What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike."


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"What is not yet done is only what we have not yet attempted to do."


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"What is popular is not always right; what is right is not always popular."


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"What is really beautiful must always be true."

Stendhal
Stendhal "Armance"

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"What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins."


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"What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Philosophical Dictionary"

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"What is true by lamplight is not always true by sunlight."


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"What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?"


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"What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?"

George Eliot
George Eliot "Middlemarch"

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"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Le Petit Prince"

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"What man needs is silence and warmth; what he is given is an icy pandemonium."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Human Personality"

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"What matters in art is not thinking but making."


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"What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore."

Edward Dahlberg
Edward Dahlberg "Reasons of the Heart"

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"What one doesn't understand one doesn't possess."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "Art and Antiquity"

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"What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter."


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"What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul."


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"What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul."


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"What the world really needs is more love and less paper work."


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"What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to."


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"What we do in life, echoes in eternity."

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from the "Gladiator" movie

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"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."


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"What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos."


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