All Quotes and Proverbs

"As I grow older , I regret to say that a detestable habit of thinking seems to be getting a hold of me."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"As I've said many times, the future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"As if we could kill time without injuring eternity!"

Rating: 6.43 (Number of Voters: 7)

"As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power, war is inevitable."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"As many heads as many wits."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As soon as an idea is accepted it is time to reject it."

Holbrook Jackson
Holbrook Jackson "Platitudes in the Making"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take the course he will. He will be sure to repent."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"As was his language so was his life."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old."

Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling "Life's Handicap"

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Ask the young. They know everything."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you."

Jesus Christ Matthew 7:7
Jesus Christ Matthew 7:7

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Assassination is the extreme form of censorship."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Association with women is the basis of good manners."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"At 50, everyone has the face he deserves."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely."

William Somerset Maugham
William Somerset Maugham "A Writer's Notebook"

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"At age 20 we worry about what others think of us. At 40 we don't care what they think of us. At 60 we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"At my age, flowers scare me."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man walking into the little booth with a little pencil, making a little cross on a little bit of paper. No amount of rhetoric or voluminous discussion can possibly diminish the overwhelming importance of that point."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"At twenty you have many desires which hide the truth, but beyond forty there are only real and fragile truths - your abilities and your failings."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Authority forgets a dying king."

Alfred Tennyson
Alfred Tennyson "Idylls of the King"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race. All through history mankind has been bullied by scum."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Authors, like coins, grow dear as they grow old: It is the rust we value, not the gold."

Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope "Imitations of Horace"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Bachelors have consciences. Married men have wives."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Balance your thoughts with action. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Bargain - anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)