All Quotes and Proverbs

"Action is the foundational key to all success."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Action is the proper fruit of knowledge."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Adult: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Adults should remember that they look like insane giants to children."


Rating: 5.29 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advertising is legalized lying."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than through grave teaching."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advice, n. The smallest current coin."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"After a certain number of years, our faces become our biographies."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it."


Rating: 4.30 (Number of Voters: 10)

"After bread, education is the first need of the people."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"After hearing two eyewitness accounts of the same accident, you begin to wonder about history."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Music at Night"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"After the government takes enough to balance the budget, the taxpayer has the job of budgeting the balance."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Age 4: "I love Mommy." Age 16: "I HATE HER." Age 20: "Mom was right" Age 57: "I wish my Mom was still here.""


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."


Rating: 1.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to "that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress", and you find that you're the one in the green dress."

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

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Age considers; youth ventures."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Age is not an accomplishment, and youth is not a sin."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Age is not important unless you're a cheese."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Age is the perfect extinguisher for the fire of youth."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Age to me means nothing. I can't get old; I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off."

Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler "The Long Goodbye"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Alcohol will preserve anything but a secret."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Letters and Social Aims"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Alimony: a mistake by two people paid for by one."


Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Alimony: funds which allow a woman who lived unhappily married to live happily unmarried."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Animal Farm"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "The Way of All Flesh"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All art is an imitation of nature."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)