"Silence is safer than speech."

Epictetus
Epictetus "Encheiridion"

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)

"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)

"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)

"Money certainly brings out the best in you, doesn't it?"

Mark Hanna
Mark Hanna "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Optimism is the content of small men in high places."


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."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own."

Willa Cather
Willa Cather "The Professor's House"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some people have no respect for age unless it's bottled."


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)

"Solitude is the playfield of Satan."

Vladimir Nabokov
Vladimir Nabokov "Pale Fire"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Learning takes us through many states of life, but it fails utterly in the hour of danger and temptation. Then faith alone saves."


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)

"Sex is the thing that takes the least time and causes the most trouble."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year."


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)

"Some people look intelligent when they wear glasses, but it's only an optical illusion."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I think that I think, therefore I think that I am."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love the sinner and hate the sin."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. "


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Men make women happy who are already happy."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nature does nothing uselessly."

Aristotle
Aristotle "Politics"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Music is the space between the notes."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Drunkenness [...] is temporary suicide."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "The Conquest of Happiness"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sure i'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To give a man full knowledge of true morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)