All Quotes and Proverbs

"The dying, the cripple, the mental, the unwanted, the unloved they are Jesus in disguise."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The easiest thing a human being can do is to criticize another human being."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The easiest way to grow up is to surround yourself with people who are smarter than you."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on forecasters."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The effect of boredom on a large scale in history is underestimated. It is a main cause of revolutions, and would soon bring to an end all the static Utopias and the farmyard civilization of the Fabians."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The effectiveness of our memory banks is determined not by the total number of facts we take in, but the number we wish to reject."

Wynne-Tyson-Jon "Food for a Future"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal."

George Santayana
George Santayana "The Life of Reason"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The enemies of Freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The engineer`s first problem in any design situation is to discover what the problem really is."

George C. Beakley
George C. Beakley "Careers in engineering and technology‎"

Rating: 8.13 (Number of Voters: 8)

"The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The English are probably the most tolerant, least religious people on earth."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes. "

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The essence of a man is found in his faults."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The essential function of art is moral. [...] But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Le Petit Prince"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The esthete stands in the same relation to beauty as the pornographer stands to love, and the politician stands to life."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces terrifies me."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The etiquette question that troubles so many fastidious people on New Year's Day is: How am I ever going to face those people again?"

Judith Martin (Miss Manners)
Judith Martin (Miss Manners) "Miss Manners Guide to Excruciatingly ..."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The evening of a well-spent life brings its lamps with it."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The eye tells what the tongue would hide."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The eyes of men speak words the tongue cannot pronounce."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them."

Jean Genet
Jean Genet "Prisoner of Love"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The Family is the Country of the heart."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The family that prays together stays together."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The fanatical atheists are like slaves who are still feeling the weight of their chains which they have thrown off after hard struggle. They are creatures who--in their grudge against traditional religion as the "opium of the masses"--cannot hear the music of the spheres."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much."

Amelia E. Barr
Amelia E. Barr "The Belle of Bolling Green"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The fig leaf which once was put over the secret parts of man and woman in sculpture is now put over the face. The person does not matter."

Fulton John Sheen
Fulton John Sheen "Those Mysterious Priests"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The first impression is a well remembered gift."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The first kiss is stolen by the man; the last is begged by the woman."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull. This is not always easy to achieve."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The first victim of anger is the angry man."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth is noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The formula for prison is a lack of space counterbalanced by a surplus of time."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The fountain of death makes the still waters of life play."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)