Various

"What worries you masters you."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's a dangerous business going out your front door."

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien "The Fellowship of the Ring"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reason is the shepherd trying to corral life's vast flock of wild irrationalities."

Paul Eldridge
Paul Eldridge "Maxims for a Modern Man"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"[...] so many things are possible just as long as you don't know they're impossible. "

Norton Juster
Norton Juster "The Phantom Tollbooth"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Words without actions are the assassins of idealism."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible."

Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke "The Lost Worlds of 2001"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Some play at chess, some at cards, some at the Stock Exchange. I prefer to play at Cause and Effect."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "The Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A mere fact will never stop an Englishman."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Finding your passion is about connecting the dots between your head and your heart."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A blind man should not judge of colours."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One kind word can warm three winter months."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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)

"Fear less, hope more,
eat less, chew more,
whine less, breathe more,
talk less, say more,
hate less, love more,
and all good things will be yours."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't open a shop unless you know how to smile."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Do not push the river, it will flow by itself."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Any man more right than his neighbors constitutes a majority of one."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Passion is the drunkenness of the mind."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sometimes the path you're on is not as important as the direction you're heading."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Panic: A highly underrated capacity thanks to which individuals are able to indicate clearly that something is wrong... Given their head, most humans panic with great dignity and imagination. This can be called democratic expression or practical common sense."

John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul "The Doubter's Companion"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Proverb - a definition ... The wisdom of many and the wit of one."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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)

"Nothing is stranger to man than his own image."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Why would you clone people when you can go to bed with them and make a baby?"


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about "and"."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nothing dies harder than a bad idea."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to hale."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Hands that help are holier than lips that pray."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In the kingdom of blind men, the oneeyed is king."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."


Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beginnings are usually scary and endings are usually sad, but it's the middle that counts. You have to remember this when you find yourself at the beginning."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Duty is ours; consequences are God's."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)