All Quotes and Proverbs

"Greed is the mother of all sins."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form."

André Maurois
André Maurois "The Art of Living"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "The Little Prince"

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Guard your own spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Guess if you can and choose if you dare."

Pierre Corneille
Pierre Corneille "Héraclius"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat."

Hermann Göring (radio broadcast)
Hermann Göring (radio broadcast)

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Habit is stronger than reason."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Half the Truth is often a great Lie."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Hands are the heart's landscape."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Hands that help are holier than lips that pray."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Happiness cannot be found--it must be created anew everyday."

Jose Raul Bernardo
Jose Raul Bernardo "The Wise Women of Havana"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness consists of three things: someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance."

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Pride and Prejudice"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is a good martini, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman... or a bad woman, depending on how much happiness you can stand."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is a hard master - particularly other people's happiness."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Brave New World"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste."

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults."

Thomas Szasz
Thomas Szasz "The Second Sin"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Happiness is being married to your best friend."


Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon, it can completely ruin your constitution."

Gustave Flaubert letter to Louise Colet
Gustave Flaubert letter to Louise Colet

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is not a possession to be prized. It is a quality of thought, a state of mind."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is peace after strife, the overcoming of difficulties, the feeling of security and well-being. The only really happy folk are married women and single men."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness is salutary for the body but sorrow develops the powers of the spirit."

Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust "Time Regained"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness is the final and perfect fruit of obedience to the laws of life."

Helen Keller
Helen Keller "The Simplest Way to be Happy"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment."

George Santayana
George Santayana "Life of Reason"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Happiness is what happens to us when we try to make someone else happy."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)