All Quotes and Proverbs

"The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man."

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

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The imagination is one of the forces of nature."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The imagination may be compared to Adam's dream — he awoke and found it truth."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has."

Will Rogers
Will Rogers "The Illiterate Digest"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The increase in wisdom can be measured precisely by the decrease in bile."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods."

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

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "Sceptical Essays"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The intellectual world is divided into two classes - dilettantes, on the one hand, and pedants, on the other."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like a condemned man who is proud of his large cell."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The key to education is the experience of beauty."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The ladder of success is never crowded at the top."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence above language."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitudes."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already quarreling about where they are going next."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The latter part of a wise man's life is taken up in curing the follies, prejudices, and false opinions he had contracted in the former."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms - hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes."


Rating: 1.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be."

Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler "The Long Goodbye"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The law often allows what honor forbids."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The law says you can have only one spouse. This is called monotony."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free. "

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "Slavery in Massachusetts"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The least of learning is done in the classrooms."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "Complete Works"

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The length of one's days matters less than the love of one's family and friends."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The less grace there is in the soul, the more ornament must be on the body."

Fulton John Sheen
Fulton John Sheen "Peace of Soul"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The less of one's life one must exchange for money, the more freedom one may enjoy."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The lesson of history is rarely learned by the actors themselves."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them."

Lenny Bruce
Lenny Bruce "The Essential Lenny Bruce"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it."

James M. Barrie
James M. Barrie "The Little Minister"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The life of man is a long march through the night, surrounded by invisible foes, tortured by weariness and pain, towards a goal that few can hope to reach, and where none may tarry long."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday."

Georg Büchner
Georg Büchner "The Hessian Messenger"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The life of the wolf is the death of the lamb."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The literature of disease is more interesting to me than all the healthy books."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The literature of women's lives is a tradition of escapees, women who have lived to tell the tale."

Phyllis Rose
Phyllis Rose "Women's Lives"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)