All Quotes and Proverbs

"Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!"

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?"


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"How can we speak of right and justice if we take an innocent creature and shed its blood? How can we pray to God for mercy if we ourselves have no mercy?"


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?"


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning "Sonnets from the Portugues"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"How do you live a long life? Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How do you tell a Communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!"

Elizabeth Gaskell
Elizabeth Gaskell "Wives and Daughters"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How happy would many people live if they cared about other people's affairs as little as about their own."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!"

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct."

Benjamin Disraeli (Speech on January 24, 1860)
Benjamin Disraeli (Speech on January 24, 1860)

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How would man exist if God did not need him, and how would you exist? You need God in order to be, and God needs you - for that is the meaning of your life."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."

Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams "Last Chance to See"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Human feeling is like the mighty rivers that bless the earth: it does not wait for beauty - it flows with resistless force and brings beauty with it."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Adam Bede"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

Herbert George Wells
Herbert George Wells "Outline of History"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Human reason is by nature architectonic."

Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant "Critique of Pure Reason"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Humankind is at the crossroads. One path leads to utter despair and hopelessness. The other path to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. [...] As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "The Screwtape Letters"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humor is also a way of saying something serious."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humor is just another defense against the universe."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Humor is just another defense against the universe."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Humor is the same as truth, only faster."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humour is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humour is the describing the ludicrous as it is in itself; wit is the exposing it, by comparing or contrasting it with something else. Humour is, as it were, the growth of nature and accident; wit is the product of art and fancy."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "Lectures on the English Comic Writers"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Hunger is the best sauce."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives."


Rating: 8.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth."

Christopher Hampton
Christopher Hampton "The Philanthropist"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I am a man: I hold that nothing human is alien to me."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)