"The dictates of the heart are the voice of fate."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All I want is a little more than I'll ever get."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Pessimism: A valuable protection against quackery."

John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul "The Doubter's Companion"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"God is more ready to forgive me than I am ready to offend."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We live under a government of men and morning newspapers."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We all know we are unique individuals, but we tend to see others as representatives of groups."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Chance is only the measure of our ignorance."

Henri Poincare
Henri Poincare "The Foundations of Science"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reason, vi. To weigh probabilities in the scales of desire."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey."

Ouida (Marie Louise De La Ramée)
Ouida (Marie Louise De La Ramée) "Wisdom, Wit and Pathos"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance."

Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt "On Violence"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and to explain what does not exist."

Rousseau-Jean-Jacques
Rousseau-Jean-Jacques "The New Eloise"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it."

David Herbert Lawrence
David Herbert Lawrence "The Spirit of Place"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man is neither angel nor beast, and the unfortunate thing is that he who would play the angel plays the beast."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty."

Eliza Farnham
Eliza Farnham "Woman and Her Era"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life itself is a bubble and a skepticism, and a sleep within sleep."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays, Second Series"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no such thing as the old age of the wise."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever."

Georg Büchner
Georg Büchner "Leonce and Lena"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Candide"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it."

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley "A Defence of Poetry"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A mother-in-law and a daughter-in-law in one house are like two cats in a bag."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let justice be done, though the world perish."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If God lived on earth, people would break his windows."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm optimistic about the future, but not about the future of this civilization. I'm optimistic about the civilization which will replace this one."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In every woman's life there is one real and consuming love. But very few women guess which one it is."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I am never in such good company as when I am alone; I am never so busy as when I have nothing to do."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don't even arise."

Jean Baudrillard
Jean Baudrillard "Cool Memories"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed."

Frank Buchman
Frank Buchman "Remaking the World"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In Spain, the dead are more alive than the dead of any other country in the world."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Few things are as painful as the truth realized too late."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)