All Quotes and Proverbs

"I know nothing of man's rights, or woman's rights; human rights are all that I recognise."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I know that you think you know what I said. But I'm not sure whether you understood that what you heard is what I meant."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I know too much to be a sceptic and too little to be a dogmatist."

Pierre Bayle
Pierre Bayle "Historical and Critical Dictionary"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays: First Series"

Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do."

Willa Cather
Willa Cather "O Pioneers!"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I love my cats because I love my home, and little by little they become its visible soul."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I love my government not least for the extent to which it leaves me alone."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I love people. I love my family, my children ... but inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I love photos because they never change, even when the people in them do."

Rating: 8.75 (Number of Voters: 12)

"I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I love you much less than my God, but much more than myself."

Pierre Corneille
Pierre Corneille "Polyeucte"

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."

John Adams
John Adams "The Adams Family Correspondence"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I never forgive but I always forget."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Apple Cart"

Rating: 2.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I never speak ill of dead people or live judges."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I never understood music. It seemed to me to be the maximum amount of noise conveying the minimum amount of information."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I respect only those who resist me; but I cannot tolerate them."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I say to myself, go on seeking, be glad for being sensitive, be glad you're able to go beyond the resistance inside you. It is our resistance to what we experience that makes creativity possible. So don't get rid of resistance like that by going around it or trying to eliminate it. Our own limitations put up strong resistance, but it's because of that that we are creators."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds, I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience?"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I see the triumph of good over evil as a manifestation of the error-correcting process of evolution."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors; and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I sincerely believe [...] that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies."

Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor)
Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor)

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt."

George Orwell
George Orwell "The Road to Wigan Pier"

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I speak others' minds only to speak my own the more."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I still understand a few words in life, but I no longer think they make a sentence."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)