All Quotes and Proverbs

"A city is a large community where people are lonesome together."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A comedian does funny things. A good comedian does things funny."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members."


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A committee is an animal with four back legs."

John le Carré
John le Carré "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A committee is the only known form of life with a hundred bellies and no brain."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A compliment is a statement of an agreeable truth; flattery is the statement of an agreeable untruth."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians."

Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa "The Real Frank Zappa Book"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A compromise is an agreement whereby both parties get what neither of them wanted."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A computer is almost human - except that it does not blame its mistakes on another computer."


Rating: 9.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "John Bull's Other Island"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A conscience does not prevent sin. It only prevents you from enjoying it."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A conscience without God is like a court without a judge."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A conservative is a politician who wants to keep what the liberals fought for a generation ago."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Everlasting Man"

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A Democrat -- too poor to be a capitalist, too rich to be a Communist."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A desert is a place without expectation."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A diplomat is a man who says you have an open mind, instead of telling you that you have a hole in the head."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A diplomat is someone who can speak without saying anything."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A diplomatic husband said to his wife: "How do you expect me to remember your birthday when you never look any older?""


Rating: 9.42 (Number of Voters: 12)

"A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Collected Essays"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A drunk man's words are a sober man's thoughts."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A face without freckles is like a sky without stars."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A farmer learns more from a bad harvest than a good one."


Rating: 4.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)