All Quotes and Proverbs

"Life's meaning has always eluded me and I guess it always will. But I love it just the same."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life's not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, loudly proclaiming -WOW- What a ride!"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life, like a child, laughs, shaking its rattle of death as it runs."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life, moral or physical, is not a completed fact, but a continual process, depending for its movement upon two contrary forces, the force of resistance and that of expression."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life? It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth."

Sartre-Jean-Paul "The Words"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Like all great travellers [...] I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment."

Jean Baudrillard
Jean Baudrillard "Cool Memories"

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Like the sunflower, it is our nature to turn always toward the light."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature is analysis after the event."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature is my legal wife and medicine my mistress. When I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be read once."

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Enemies of Promise"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature is the effort of man to indemnify himself for the wrongs of his condition."

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature is the noblest of all the arts. Music dies on the air, or at best exists only as a memory; oratory ceases with the effort; the painter's colors fade and the canvas rots; the marble is dragged from its pedestal and is broken into fragments."

Elbert Green Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard "The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Little children disturb your sleep, big ones your life."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Live in contact with dreams and you will get something of their charm: live in contact with facts and you will get something of their brutality. I wish I could find a country to live in where the facts were not brutal and the dreams not real."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "John Bull's Other Island"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Live not one's life as though one had a thousand years, but live each day as the last."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Live today for tomorrow it will all be history."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Live with your century; but do not be its creature."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Live, let live, and help live."

Rating: 9.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Lives based on having are less free than lives based either on doing or on being."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death."

Chamfort "Maxims and Considerations"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Living is not breathing but doing."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Living on earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the sun."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Living with a conscience is like driving with the brakes on."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Living with a dog is messy - like living with an idealist."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Living with egoist is commiting suicide for the love."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Logic, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Science and Culture"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Look at the photo, but paint from life: you're an artist not a camera."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Lost illusions are truths discovered."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny."

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Lots of white people think black people are stupid. They are stupid themselves for thinking so, but regulation will not make them smarter."

Stephen Carter
Stephen Carter "Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love all God's creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God's light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love."

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)