All Quotes and Proverbs

"The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most. "


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The Lottery is a tax on people who are bad at math."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The lottery: a tax on people who flunked math."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The love in your heart wasn't put there to stay. Love isn't love till you give it away."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The love of justice is simply in the majority of men the fear of suffering injustice."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The love we give away is the only love we keep."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The machine does not isolate us from the great problems of nature but plunges us more deeply into them. "

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Wind, Sand, and Stars"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Henrieta Temple"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The main motive for "nonattachment" is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Shooting an Elephant"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The majority is never right, unless it includes me."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The majority of men devote the greater part of their lives to making their remaining years unhappy."

Jean de La Bruyere
Jean de La Bruyere "Les Caracteres"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep."

Charles Baudelaire
Charles Baudelaire "My Heart Laid Bare"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The mark of a well educated person is not necessarily in knowing all the answers, but in knowing where to find them."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The meaning of life is to go back to sleep and hope that tomorrow will be a better day."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The memory of bad quality lasts longer than the shock of high prices."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish. Any lasting grief is reproof to their forgetfulness."

Marguerite Yourcenar
Marguerite Yourcenar "Memoirs of Hadrian"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The miller believes that all the wheat grows so that his mill keeps running."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "Art and Antiquity"

Rating: 8.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water; but to walk on the earth."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The moment a man sets his thoughts down on paper, however secretly, he is in a sense writing for publication."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The moment you come into this world you begin to go out of it; your first breath is linked with your last."

Lloyd-Jones-Martyn
Lloyd-Jones-Martyn "Romans: The Final Perseverance Of The Saints"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand the guillotine."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Collected Letters"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The more one is absorbed in fighting evil, the less one is tempted to place the good in question."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "Anti-Semite and Jew"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The more you reason the less you create."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The mortgage is still in our name but, increasingly, the house is theirs. One diaper, one vote."

Fred G. Gosman
Fred G. Gosman "How to Be a Happy Parent..."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most dangerous food is wedding cake."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control."

Ogden Nash
Ogden Nash "I'm a Stranger Here Myself"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)