All Quotes and Proverbs

"Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Silence alone is respectable and respected. I believe God to be silence."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence gives consent, or a horrible feeling that nobody's listening."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Silence is a solvent that destroys personality, and gives us leave to be great and universal."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays, First Series"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is a text easy to misread."

Alfred Angelo Attanasio
Alfred Angelo Attanasio "The Eagle and the Sword"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Point Counter Point"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time."

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle "Critical and Miscellaneous Essays"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is more musical than any song."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a mark of folly."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Silence is safer than speech."

Epictetus "Encheiridion"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Back to Methuselah"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sin is in itself separation from the good, but despair over sin is separation a second time."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sin is like a mountain with two aspects according to whether it is viewed before or after it has been reached: yet both aspects are real."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it's hurtful."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sin is whatever obscures the soul."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sin promises like a God but pays like a Devil."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Since Auschwitz we know what man is capable of. And since Hiroshima we know what is at stake."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Since God could not be everywhere, he created mothers."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sincerity is an openness of heart; we find it in very few people; what we usually see is only an artful dissimulation to win the confidence of others."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sisters is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."

Rating: 2.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Six hours sleep are enough for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Slavery is a state of mind that fails to acknowledge the slave's own power."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind."

William Golding
William Golding "Pincher Martin"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God."

Rating: 5.82 (Number of Voters: 11)

"Small children give you headache; big children heartache."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Small is beautiful."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Smile! It is easier than explaining why you are sad."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Ends and Means"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"So long as there are men there will be wars."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"So many men so many questions."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "The Conduct of Life"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Society is composed of two great classes - those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners."

Chamfort "Maxims and Considerations"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Sociology is the science with the greatest number of methods and the least results."

Henri Poincare
Henri Poincare "Of Science and Hypotheses"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Soft words are hard arguments."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)