All Quotes and Proverbs

"It is better to be a has-been than a never-was."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to be envied than pitied."


Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"It is better to debate a question without deciding it than to decide it without debate."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"It is better to die for an idea that will live, than to live for an idea that will die."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to live rich, than to die rich."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to risk sparing a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is better to sit down than to stand, it is better to lie down than to sit, but death is the best of all."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is better to stay silent and let people think you are an idiot than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is better to vote for what you want and not get it than to vote for what you don't want and get it."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. "

Voltaire
Voltaire "Le Siecle de Louis XIV"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is difficult to define love. In the soul it is a passion to rule; in the mind it is sympathy; and in the body it is only a hidden and tactful desire to possess what we love after many mysteries."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is easier for the world to accept a simple lie than a complex truth."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is easier to get forgiveness than permission."

 Stuart's Law of Retroaction
Stuart's Law of Retroaction

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is easier to know men than to know a man."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbour."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is far easier to make war than to make peace."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Questions sur l'Encyclopédie"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is generally agreed that casinos should, in the public interest, be inaccessible and expensive. And perhaps the same is true of Stock Exchanges."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is harder to hide the feelings we have than to feign the ones we do not have."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "The Ministry of Fear"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is in great dangers that we see great courage."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is kind of happiness to know to what extent we may be unhappy."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is love alone that gives worth to all things."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is more important to know what kind of patient has the disease than what kind of disease the patient has."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is no easy task to pick one's way from truth to truth through besetting errors."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not at all simple to understand the simple."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not death, it is dying that alarms me."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Back to Methuselah"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not hard to live through a day, if you can live through a moment. What creates despair is the imagination, which pretends there is a future, and insists on predicting millions of moments, thousands of days, and so drains you that you cannot live the moment at hand. "


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not power that corrupts but fear. The fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is not sufficient that I succeed - all others must fail."


Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves."


Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not the size of the dog in the fight, it is the size of the fight in the dog!"


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)