All Quotes and Proverbs

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anyone who thinks he has a better idea of what's good for people than people do is a swine."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anything done for another is done for oneself."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anything in life worth having is worth working for!"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anything you lose automatically doubles in value."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Aphorism - a grain of wisdom in the shell of words."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Aphorism is a phrase that, after removal of context, retains all its meaning, and even gaining a new one."

Rating: 8.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Apologize, v. To lay the foundation for a future offense."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Appeal: v.t. In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Archeologist: someone whose career lies in ruins."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Architecture is the art of how to waste space."

Rating: 7.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Art compares to nature like wine to the grape."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Art has to be a kind of confession."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Art is a jealous mistress."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "The Conduct of Life"

Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. The artist is not a person endowed with free will who seeks his own ends, but one who allows art to realize its purpose through him."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue."

Benjamin Haydon
Benjamin Haydon "Correspondence and Table Talk"

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is a revolt against fate."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art is an experience, not the formulation of a problem."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Art is either plagiarism or revolution."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Art is I; science is we."

Rating: 6.64 (Number of Voters: 11)

"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Art is meant to disturb, science reassures."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is not a thing; it is a way."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Art is the signature of man."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Everlasting Man"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?"

Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin "Intimate Journals"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Artists are never complete people. But if it's art that completes them, then what is taken away?"

Alexander Theroux
Alexander Theroux "An Adultery"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Artists are the monks of the bourgeois state."

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

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As for being a General, well at the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it."

Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov "Romanoff and Juliet"

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)