"And the simple step of a simple courageous man is not to take part in the lie, not to support deceit. Let the lie come into the world, even dominate the world, but not through me."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children."

Holbrook Jackson
Holbrook Jackson "All Manner of Folk"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life exists in the universe only because the carbon atom possesses certain exceptional properties."

Sir James Jeans
Sir James Jeans "Mysterious Universe"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Solomon made a big mistake when he asked for wisdom."


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"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way."


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"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true."

Patrick Kavanagh
Patrick Kavanagh "Collected Prose"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth."

Dave Barry
Dave Barry "Dave Barry in Cyberspace"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used, till they are seasoned."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Optimist is the one who looks at bullshit and sees fertilizer."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The majority is never right, unless it includes me."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man that should call every thing by its right Name, would hardly pass the Streets without being knock'd down as a common Enemy."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Laughter is inner jogging."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Prose and poetry are as different as food and drink."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"International law is that law which the wicked do not obey and the righteous do not enforce."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All the best songs are co-written by God."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you take your kids too seriously, they'll drive you to drinking. If you don't take them seriously enough, you'll drive them to drinking."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The best proof of love is trust."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man is a messenger who forgot the message."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to live and to work and to play and to look up at the stars."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and their politicians as jokes."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels."

Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello "Six Characters in Search of an Author"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Jesting Pilate"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing is quite as bad as being without privacy and lonely at the same time."

Alexander Theroux
Alexander Theroux "An Adultery"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sympathy means you feel like the other person, Empathy means you understand the other person."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul."

André Maurois
André Maurois "The Art of Living"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The cynic, a parasite of civilisation, lives by denying it, for the very reason that he is convinced that it will not fail."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "The Revolt of the Masses"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Pride and Prejudice"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Six hours sleep are enough for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sometimes it keeps us alive hope, sometimes habit, and sometimes fear. In the first case this is life, in the other vegetation, in the third hell."


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"When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained."


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"People are capable of doing an awful lot when they have no choice and I had no choice. Courage is when you have choices."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)