"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


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"Time and tide wait for no man."


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"Alliance, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pocket that they cannot separately plunder a third."


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"Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life."


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"Common sense is genius dressed up in work clothes."


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)

"The effect of boredom on a large scale in history is underestimated. It is a main cause of revolutions, and would soon bring to an end all the static Utopias and the farmyard civilization of the Fabians."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


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"If wine is fine, everything is fine, and if it's bad, never mind, as long as it is wine."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing is lasting but change; nothing perpetual but death."


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"A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever."


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"Life is like a tree. Every branch ends the same, with its limbs outstretched, and its leaves opened up, trying to touch the light it will never reach."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When one door closes, fortune will usually open another."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is a technical meteorological term for a sunny, warm day which follows two rainy days. It's called a "Monday.""


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Charity begins at home, but should not end there."


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"We have two ears and one mouth so we may listen more and talk the less."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk."


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"Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life."


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"Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology."


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"Nature does nothing uselessly."

Aristotle
Aristotle "Politics"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Music is the space between the notes."


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"God invented chocolate, the devil added the calories."


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"Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the evitable."


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

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "The Conquest of Happiness"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties."

Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon "The Advancement of Learning"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "Meditations on Quixote"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step."

Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot "Essay on Merit and Virtue"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science is a cemetery of dead ideas."

Miguel de Unamuno
Miguel de Unamuno "The Tragic Sense of Life"

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)

"There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while."


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"I want to live in the words I throw away so someone may trip and find me someday."


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"I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me."


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."


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"Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences."


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)

"What is faith worth if it is not translated into action?"


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"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In God we trust. All others pay cash."

 sign in a bar
sign in a bar

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Stupidity is generally it's own punishment."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)