"Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home."


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)

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


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If Men and Women took their Pleasures as noisily as the Cats, what Londoner could ever hope to sleep of nights?"

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "After Many a Summer Dies the Swan"

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)

"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)

"Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Property may be destroyed and money may lose it's purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge, and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions."


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)

"There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation."

Will Rogers
Will Rogers "Wit and Wisdom"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I respect only those who resist me; but I cannot tolerate them."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The advantage of having a bad memory is that you can enjoy the same good things for the first time several times."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"And what should they know of England who only England know?"

Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling "The English Flag"

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."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is the desert, life the solitude,
Death joins us to the great majority."

Edward Young
Edward Young "The Revenge"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There has been a comparatively greater proportion of good queens, than of good kings."

Sarah M. Grimke
Sarah M. Grimke "Letters on the Equality of the Sexes"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Opinions have greater power than strength of hands."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"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)

"Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Ethics are so annoying. I avoid them on principle."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


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)

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


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"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)

"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the music the words make."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly. He is like a watch of which the most that can be said is that its cosmetic effect is good."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "Minority Report"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The etiquette question that troubles so many fastidious people on New Year's Day is: How am I ever going to face those people again?"

Judith Martin (Miss Manners)
Judith Martin (Miss Manners) "Miss Manners Guide to Excruciatingly ..."

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)

"Marriage is a covered dish."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Intellectuals have opinions on subjects they just heard about five minutes ago."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

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)

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


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Defeat may test you, but it need not stop you."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)