All Quotes and Proverbs

"Good is a product of the ethical and spiritual artistry of individuals; it cannot be mass-produced."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Grey Eminence"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good is only beauty put into practice."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good men are like wine, some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Good music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty. "

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Good taste and humour are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Good taste is the worst vice ever invented."

Edith Sitwell
Edith Sitwell "The Last Years of a Rebel"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good tests kill flawed theories; we remain alive to guess again."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Good wine is a necessity of life for me."

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything."

Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner "Hotel du Lac"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Goodness is either the great safety or the great danger - according to the way you react to it."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "Mere Christianity"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Daniel Deronda"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don't."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have ... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Government is a health hazard. Governments have killed many more people than cigarettes or unbuckled seat belts ever have."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really good one, and even those that are most tolerable are arbitrary, cruel, grasping and unintelligent."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "Minority Report: H.L. Mencken`s Notebooks"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading."

John Updike
John Updike "Buchanan Dying"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us."

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

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Government: a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers."

Voltaire "Voltaire's Notebooks"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom."

Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation."

Lois Wyse
Lois Wyse "Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Gratitude is the memory of the heart."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Gravity always wins."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Gray hair is God's graffiti."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Gray is a cover, which hides the colors."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Great artists do not copy what they see, but what they desire."

Théophile Gautier
Théophile Gautier "The Golden Fleece"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Great artists have no country."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Great causes and little men go ill together."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Great hopes make great man."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Great minds have purposes, others have wishes."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts--the book of their deeds, the book of their words, and the book of their art."

John Ruskin
John Ruskin "St. Mark's Rest"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Great writers are the saints for the godless."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)