"War does not determine who is right - only who is left."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses. Men are forever guests in our homes, no matter how much happiness they may find there."

Elsie de Wolfe
Elsie de Wolfe "The House in Good Taste"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The buried truth germinates and breaks through to the light."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Doctor's Dilemma"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"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)

"We may give wise advice, but we cannot give wisdom to follow it."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Only he who has measured the dominion of force, and knows how not to respect it, is capable of love and justice."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A forest bird never wants a cage."

Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen "The Master Builder"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery."

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

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every law that was ever written opened up a new way to graft."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A committee is the only known form of life with a hundred bellies and no brain."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character."

George Santayana
George Santayana "The Life of Reason"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When you listen to Mozart, the silence that follows is still Mozart."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Women... Women are lovely, but dogs are so much more loyal."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time."

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

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Stardom can be a gilded slavery."

Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes "On Reflection"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not work that kills, but worry."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't find fault, find a remedy."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A city is a large community where people are lonesome together."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A friend is someone who has the same enemies you have."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man may walk intellectually among the stars and grovel morally among the swine."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I believe in God, only I spell it Nature."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The difference between a rebel and a patriot is wether who is in power."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A word is elegy to what it signifies."

Robert Hass
Robert Hass "Meditation at Lagunitas"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Freedom is not an exchange — it is freedom."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In politics, yesterday's lie is attacked only to flatter today's."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing that is God's is obtainable by money."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself."


Rating: 7.33 (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)

"A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two."

John Cheever
John Cheever "John Cheever: The Journals"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can cure the patient with food."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)