"I have had many troubles, but the worst of them never came."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is our greatest possession and love its greatest affirmation."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I would fight the world for you, but I'm damned if I can figure out how to save you from yourself."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"[Statistics] Fiction in its most uninteresting form."

Evan Esar
Evan Esar "Esar's Comic Dictionary"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There's a 50 percent chance of anything - either it happens or it doesn't."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anger at lies lasts forever. Anger at truth can't last."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In the beginning, God made the Heaven and Earth. The rest was Made in China."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is a fierce battle before which the two partners ask heaven for its blessing, because loving each other is the most audacious of enterprises; the battle is not slow to start, and victory, that is to say freedom, goes to the cleverest."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he "lives" his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves."

Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin "Intimate Journals"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wherever art appears, life disappears."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science and literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Aphorisms and Reflections"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions."

Martin Amis
Martin Amis "Novelists in Interview"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To love and not be able to be together is like to ride in different cars on adjacent lanes - we ride side by side, we look to the windows of our cars, we smile at each other, but we can not change."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form."

André Maurois
André Maurois "The Art of Living"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Literature is analysis after the event."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No, God isn't dead; Freud and Marx are."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Why do writers write? Because it isn't there."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war. "


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When you get to fifty-two food becomes more important than sex."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Radical: Anyone whose opinion differs from ours."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "Notebooks"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every man needs two women, a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph."

Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch "The Message to the Planet"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man's silence is wonderful to listen to."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is a solvent that destroys personality, and gives us leave to be great and universal."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays, First Series"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house."

Jean Kerr
Jean Kerr "The Snake Has All the Lines"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Someone who makes you laugh is a comedian. Someone who makes you think and then laugh is a humorist."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen."

Milan Kundera
Milan Kundera "Immortality"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The English are probably the most tolerant, least religious people on earth."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)