Human

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Like the sunflower, it is our nature to turn always toward the light."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Man is the result of God's experiments with artificial intelligence."


Rating: 8.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is designed as a perfect device. However, some copies behave as if the manufacturer has forgotten to connect them with all the circuits."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To grow you need to understand that the most important word in the world is not the word "me"."


Rating: 6.57 (Number of Voters: 7)

"If there is no God, man is most unfortunate freak of nature. "


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nothing joins two people as much as a joint mortgage."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Some people live as if Copernicus did not exist - they think that everything revolves around them. "


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sex is a trap set by nature to ensure the survival of our species."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some people are like clouds, when they disappear, it is a brighter day."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is not the creature of circumstance. Circumstances are the creatures of men."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man is the only animal crazy enough to climb a summit merely to prove he can do it."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Character is what you are in the dark."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To understand someone, find out how he spends his money."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them. The walls of London may be battered, but the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed."

George VI (Radio broadcast, September 23, 1940)
George VI (Radio broadcast, September 23, 1940)

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man."

Jean Genet
Jean Genet "Notes for The Screens"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "Lectures on the English Comic Writers"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no way to face the great advantages of another person than through love."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"... the great mistake of the reformers is to believe that life begins and ends with health, and that happiness begins and ends with a full stomach and the power to enjoy physical pleasures, even of the finer kind."


Rating: 7.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at any time, madam, is all that distinguishes us from the other animals."

Pierre De Beaumarchais
Pierre De Beaumarchais "Le Mariage de Figaro"

Rating: 8.43 (Number of Voters: 7)

"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Great Gatsby"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Every man is his own hell."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man."

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

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity."


Rating: 2.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature."

Edward Gibbon
Edward Gibbon "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The human race never solves any of its problems. It merely outlives them."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "The Complete Works Of William Hazlitt"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity."

Vera Brittain
Vera Brittain "The Rebel Passion"

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good men are like wine, some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"True self is the part of us that does not change when circumstances do."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The civilized man is a more experienced and wiser savage."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Maybe there is a beast.... maybe it's only us."

William Golding
William Golding "Lord of the Flies"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Our technology has surpassed our humanity."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Mankind? That is an abstraction. There have always been and always will be only individuals."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave."

Thomas Browne
Thomas Browne "Urn Burial"

Rating: 8.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Men have become tools of their tools."


Rating: 6.57 (Number of Voters: 7)

"God created Adam and Eve - not Adam and Steve."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life."


Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All gods and devils that have ever existed are within us."

Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse "Reflections"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed --I well know. For it is a sign that he has tried to surpass himself."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)