All Quotes and Proverbs

"If my body is enslaved, still my mind is free."

Sophocles
Sophocles "Fragments"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If my theory of relativity is proven correct, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew. "


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If not against us, nature is not for us."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If one knows only what one is told, one does not know enough to be able to arrive at a well-balanced decision."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If only our great thinkers could learn to talk, and our great talkers could learn to think."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If plan A fails, there are still 25 letters of the alphabet."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If Socrates lived and died like a philosopher, Jesus lived and died like a God."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If the deer had guns too, then, and only then, would hunting truly be a sport."


Rating: 9.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If the Government is big enough to give you everything you want, it is big enough to take away everything you have."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'Thank You', that would suffice."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If the pain wanders, do not waste your time with doctors."

Mignon McLaughin
Mignon McLaughin "The Neurotic's Notebook"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be-not understood, but divined."

Rémy De Gourmont
Rémy De Gourmont "Selected Writings"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If the Third World War is fought with nuclear weapons, the fourth will be fought with bows and arrows."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If the truth doesn't save us, what does that say about us?"


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of 10 it will."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If there is no God, man is most unfortunate freak of nature. "


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If there is such a phenomenon as absolute evil, it consists in treating another human being as a thing."

John Brunner
John Brunner "The Shockwave Rider"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If there were fish in a lake, fishing would not make sense."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers."

Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens "The Old Curiosity Shop"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Letters on England"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other? Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want."


Rating: 8.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If we are bound to forgive an enemy,we are not bound to trust him."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people."


Rating: 0.00 (Number of Voters: 0)

"If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we don't end war, war will end us."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we find a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If we had had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes."

Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky "My Life"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we have listening ears, God speaks to us in our own language, whatever that language be."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If we judge love by the majority of its results, it resembles hatred more than friendship."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If we knew what we were doing it wouldn't be research."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)