All Quotes and Proverbs

"Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "Lady Windermere's Fan"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science and literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Aphorisms and Reflections"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science increases our power in proportion as it lowers our pride."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Science is a cemetery of dead ideas."

Miguel de Unamuno
Miguel de Unamuno "The Tragic Sense of Life"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science is a voyage of discovery, and beyond each horizon there is another."

Francis Hitching
Francis Hitching "The Neck of the Giraffe"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Science is built up with facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house."

Henri Poincare
Henri Poincare "Of Science and Hypotheses"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Science is but a perversion of itself unless it has as its ultimate goal the betterment of humanity."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know."

Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux "Meditations of a Parish Priest"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world."


Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science seems to be at war with itself. Naive realism leads to physics, and physics, if true, shows naive realism to be false. Therefore naive realism, if true, is false; therefore it is false. "


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"See in what peace a Christian can die."

Joseph Addison (last words)
Joseph Addison (last words)

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Seen from the moon we are all the same size."

Multatuli (Eduard Douwer Dekker)
Multatuli (Eduard Douwer Dekker) "The Oyster and the Eagle"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "War and Peace"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Self-love is the source of all our other loves."

Pierre Corneille
Pierre Corneille "Titus and Berenice"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Selfishness is the biggest form of helplessness as it makes the person blind so much that he fails to search his true self for being always in the lurch."


Rating: 8.81 (Number of Voters: 16)

"Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure."

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Mansfield Park"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sentimentality is the emotional promiscuity of those who have no sentiment."

Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer "Cannibals and Christians"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Seriousness is stupidity sent to college."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Give War A Chance"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sex is a trap set by nature to ensure the survival of our species."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sex is like money; only too much is enough."

John Updike
John Updike "Couples"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation - the other eight are unimportant."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sex is the thing that takes the least time and causes the most trouble."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sex without love is an empty experience, but as empty experiences go it's one of the best."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact."

Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich "Marlene Dietrich's ABC"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances. Strong men believe in cause and effect."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Conduct of Life"

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Crack-Up, Notebook E"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sickness is mankind's greatest defect."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sickness is the first warning that we have made a wrong judgement. A healthy person is never unhappy."

George Ohsawa
George Ohsawa "Essential Ohsawa"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)