"An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"History is the present. That's why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Impossible is a word found only in the dictionary of fools."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wine is "light held together by moisture.""


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In expressing love we belong among the undeveloped countries."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"[Hypothesis] Something murdered by facts."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad."

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett "Tales Form Margaritaville"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reason is the shepherd trying to corral life's vast flock of wild irrationalities."

Paul Eldridge
Paul Eldridge "Maxims for a Modern Man"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In summer, the song sings itself."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Taxpayer: A government worker with no vacation, no sick leave and no holidays."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Do What You Will"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fanaticism is to superstition what delirium is to fever, and what rage is to anger. The man visited by ecstasies and visions, who takes dreams for realities is an enthusiast; the man who supports his madness with murder is a fanatic."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Philosophical Dictionary"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don't acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A charity ball is like a dance except it's tax deductible."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Collected Essays"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others."

Sir Henry Taylor
Sir Henry Taylor "The Statesman"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truth, like climate, is common property."

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps "Chapters from a Life"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Genius resembles a bell; in order to ring it must be suspended into pure air, and when a foreign body touches it, its joyful tone is silenced."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."

Malcolm X
Malcolm X "Malcolm X Speaks"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fortune favors the brave."

Virgil
Virgil "Aeneid"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Silence is safer than speech."

Epictetus
Epictetus "Encheiridion"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The road to hell is paved with adverbs."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The war was a mirror; it reflected man's every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity."

George Grosz
George Grosz "A Small Yes and a Big No"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The House of Commons starts its proceedings with a prayer. The chaplain looks at the assembled members with their varied intelligence and then prays for the country."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none."

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle "Heroes and Hero-Worship"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts."

Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie "Midnight's Children"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The Americans are the illegitimate children of the English."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A woman is a hunter without a forest."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Lying is the same as alcoholism. Liars prevaricate even on their deathbeds."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself."


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"He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The way to stop financial joy-riding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile."

Woodrow T. Wilson
Woodrow T. Wilson "Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What matters in art is not thinking but making."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)