"God made the country, and man made the town."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Caesar and Cleopatra"

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"Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others."


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"Dignity does not come in possessing honors, but in deserving them."


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"Life is an echo. What you send out - you get back. What you give - you get."


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"Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups."


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"Imagination is intelligence having fun."


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"How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is."


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"A really good detective never gets married."


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"Proverbs contain within one or two lines the lessons of lifetime."


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"Life is not fair, but life is not fair for everyone. That makes life fair."


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"Beware of the young doctor and the old barber."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Teachers are those who use themselves as bridges, over which they invite their students to cross; then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Cannon, n. An instrument employed in the rectification of national boundaries."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Neither conservatives nor humorists believe man is good. But left-wingers do."


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"Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know he is."

Jean Anouilh
Jean Anouilh "The Lark"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"At twenty you have many desires which hide the truth, but beyond forty there are only real and fragile truths - your abilities and your failings."


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"All the [hours] wound you, the last one kills."

Latin Proverbs (inscription on clocks)
Latin Proverbs (inscription on clocks)

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The situation of our youth is not mysterious. Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. They must, they have no other models."

James Baldwin
James Baldwin "Nobody Knows My Name"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Nature is mythical and mystical always, and works with the license and extravagance of genius. She has her luxurious and florid style as well as art."


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"Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills."

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim "Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The doors of heaven and hell are adjacent and identical."


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"Life's meaning has always eluded me and I guess it always will. But I love it just the same."


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"Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes."


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"Mostly only loss teaches us about the value of things."

Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer "Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit"

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"Most people would rather be certain they're miserable than risk being happy."


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"In history, the moments during which reason and reconciliation prevail are short and fleeting."

Stefan Zweig
Stefan Zweig "Stellar Moments in Human History"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I don't invent characters because the Almightly has already invented millions. Just like experts at fingerprints do not create fingerprints but learn how to read them."


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"It is another of the miraculous things about mankind that there is no pain nor passion that does not radiate to the ends of the earth. Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity and he will set fire to the world."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness."


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"It's great to be great, but it's greater to be human."


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"If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place."


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"There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread."


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"We must not say every mistake is a foolish one."


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"Church is the only society on earth that exists for the benefit of non-members."


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"Men are not punished for their for sins, but by them."


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"There are more fools in the world than there are people."


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"It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!"


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"The spirit of the marriage left the bedroom and took to living in the parlor."

Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."


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"There's no business like show business."


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"As many heads as many wits."


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"Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye."


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"There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears."

Woodrow Lyle Wyatt
Woodrow Lyle Wyatt "To the Point"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is always the best policy to speak the truth - unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)