All Quotes and Proverbs

"A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it."

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A mind is like a parachute. It doesn`t work if it`s not open."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A miracle is the violation of mathematical, divine, immutable, eternal laws. By this very statement, a miracle is a contradiction in terms. A law cannot be immutable and violable at the same time."

Voltaire "Philosophical Dictionary"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A moment of choice is a moment of truth. It's the testing point of our character and competence."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do."

Lois Wyse
Lois Wyse "Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children."

Holbrook Jackson
Holbrook Jackson "All Manner of Folk"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A mother-in-law and a daughter-in-law in one house are like two cats in a bag."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A murderer is a robber who got interrupted."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A musicologist is a man who can read music but can't hear it."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A nation creates music - the composer only arranges it."

Rating: 2.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A painting is not about an experience. It is an experience."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A paranoid-schizophrenic is a guy who just found out what's going on."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A peasant between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A penny will hide the biggest star in the universe if you hold it close enough to your eye."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A person cannot approach the divine by reaching beyond the human. To become human, is what this individual person, has been created for."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A person is only as big as the dream they dare to live."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A person is only as big as the things that make them angry."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A person who is untrustworthy is unlikely to trust others."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is a man who hopes they are."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A pessimist is one who burns bridges before the enemy gets to them."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A pessimist is someone who looks at the land of milk and honey and sees only calories and cholesterol."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A piece of writing is the product of a series of explosions in the mind."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A planned life is a dead life."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A poet is a combination of an instrument and a human being in one person, with the former gradually taking over the latter. The sensation of this takeover is responsible for timbre; the realization of it, for destiny."

Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky
Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky "Less Than One: Selected Essays"

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A poet looks at the world as a man looks at a woman."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A politician is a man who understands government, and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead 10 or 15 years."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A poor man who takes a rich wife has a ruler, not a wife."

Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress - though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)