"To define is to limit."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our one duty is to furnish it well."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it."

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway "Death in the Afternoon"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Genius without education is like silver in the mine."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fame is a magnifying glass."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Poetry is the achievement of the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No one is truly literate who cannot read his own heart."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some have the wisdom of old age and the energy of youth. Most have the wisdom of youth, and the energy of old age."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is better to die for an idea that will live, than to live for an idea that will die."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems than you have to."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A young person knows the rules but the old person knows the exceptions."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Physicians are like Kings - They brook no contradiction."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are not human beings trying to be spiritual. We are spiritual beings trying to be human."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beware of women who read-they also think."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of all the other men of her acquaintance for the inattention of just one."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Nineteen Eighty-Four"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists."

Amiel-Henri-Frederic
Amiel-Henri-Frederic "Journal Intime"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beauty is a fragile gift."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"From the earliest times the old have rubbed it into the young that they are wiser than they, and before the young had discovered what nonsense this was they were old too, and it profited them to carry on the imposture."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Courage without conscience is a wild beast."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who can be a good son will be a good father."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence."

Ogden Nash
Ogden Nash "A Clean Conscience Never Relaxes"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner."

John Updike
John Updike "Couples"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.... You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing costs you more dearly than your own foolishness."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happy is the nation without a history."

Cesare Beccaria
Cesare Beccaria "On Crimes and Punishments"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Control your own destiny or someone else will."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He that goes to bed thirsty rises healthy."

George Herbert
George Herbert "Jacula Prudentum"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anyone who thinks he has a better idea of what's good for people than people do is a swine."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)