"Work is the curse of the drinking classes."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Genius lasts longer than beauty."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our intellects."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The greatest things ever done on Earth have been done little by little."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them."

Lenny Bruce
Lenny Bruce "The Essential Lenny Bruce"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"As I've said many times, the future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The Holy Land needs bridges, not walls."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We will never recognize the true value of our own lives until we affirm the value in the life of others."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Culture is an instrument wielded by professors, to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "The Need for Roots"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Wise Children"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Freedom, my good girl, means being able to count on how other people will behave."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Misalliance"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Treat anger like gold. Spend it wisely or not at all."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man is truly ethical only when [...] he tears no leaf from a tree, plucks no flower, and takes care to crush no insects."

Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer "Philosophy of Civilization"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence."

Robert J. Shiller
Robert J. Shiller "Irrational Exuberance"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The essential function of art is moral. [...] But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?"

Herman Melville
Herman Melville "The Problem of Socrates"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Peace is not the absence of trouble, but the presence of God."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The true is inimitable, the false untransformable."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Please don't lie to me, unless you're absolutely sure I'll never find out the truth."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When you are solving a problem, don't worry. Now, after you have solved the problem, then that's the time to worry."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The poet who walks by moonlight is conscious of a tide in his thought which is to be referred to lunar influence."

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

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning "Sonnets from the Portugues"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Doubt is one of the names of intelligence."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The law often allows what honor forbids."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Never let your mom comb your hair when she's mad at your dad!"

Leo Anthony Gallagher (showing his bald head)
Leo Anthony Gallagher (showing his bald head)

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are more old drunkards than old doctors."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Laughter is the closest distance between two people."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"[...] only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We have to distrust each other. It's our only defense against betrayal."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitudes."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts--the book of their deeds, the book of their words, and the book of their art."

John Ruskin
John Ruskin "St. Mark's Rest"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)