All Quotes and Proverbs

"I think being a woman is like being Irish.... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same."

Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch "The Red and the Green"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it."

Ogden Nash
Ogden Nash "I'm a Stranger Here Myself"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I think that I think, therefore I think that I am."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness."

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I think the human race needs to think about killing. How much evil must we do in order to do good."

Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed."

Christopher Hampton
Christopher Hampton "Dangerous Liaisons"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I think you can't possibly know the truth about somebody unless you love them."

Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card "Speaker for the Dead"

Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I thought if war did not include killing, I'd like to see one every year."

Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou "Gather Together in My Name"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don't think that's quite it; it's more like jazz. There is more improvisation."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long."

Joseph Heller
Joseph Heller "Something Happened"

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details. "

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I want to live in the words I throw away so someone may trip and find me someday."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I will let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I wish to God that you had as much pleasure in following my advice, as I have in giving it to you."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I wish to thank my parents for making it all possible...and I wish to thank my children for making it necessary."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I would fight the world for you, but I'm damned if I can figure out how to save you from yourself."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I would like to live in Manchester, England. The transition between Manchester and death would be unnoticeable."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason."

Rating: 5.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"I would stand with God against man, rather than with man against God."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I write to reach eternity."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'll tell you a great secret, my friend. Don't wait for the last judgement. It happens every day."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "The Fall"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I'll trade wisdom for youth any day."

Brad Pitt Los Angeles Times; December 26, 2008
Brad Pitt Los Angeles Times; December 26, 2008

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will."

Antonio Gramsci
Antonio Gramsci "Gramsci: Letters from Prison"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm going to live forever. Or die trying."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I'm kind of jealous of the life I'm supposedly leading."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal."

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I'm not smart enough to lie."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I'm optimistic about the future, but not about the future of this civilization. I'm optimistic about the civilization which will replace this one."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm the only person I know that's lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year.... It's very character-building."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?"

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm trying very hard to understand this generation. They have adjusted the timetable for childbearing so that menopause and teaching a sixteen-year-old how to drive a car will occur in the same week."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I've been married three times - and each time I married the right person."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version."

Don Delillo
Don Delillo "The Names"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I've made it a rule never to drink by daylight and never to refuse a drink after dark."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Ice is water that has decided to come together, to unite, and make something out of itself! Isn't that inspiring?"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)