"Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies, for instance."


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"What is popular is not always right; what is right is not always popular."


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"A politician is a man who understands government, and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead 10 or 15 years."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All my life I believed I knew something. But then one strange day came when I realized that I knew nothing; yes, I knew nothing. And so words became void of meaning. I have arrived too late at ultimate uncertainty."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You can only be young once but you can be immature forever."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Music is the exaltation of the mind derived from things eternal, bursting forth in sound."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some people take too much of vitamin "I"."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We do not remember days; we remember moments."

Cesare Pavese
Cesare Pavese "The Burning Brand Diaries: 1935-1950"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Memory, workmaid and mother of the Muses."

Aeschylus
Aeschylus "Prometheus Bound"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Tradition is a guide not a jailer."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion."

Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker "Here Lies"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A great portrait is always more a portrait of the painter than of the painted. "


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Home is where the heart is and hence a movable feast."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow, sharp and short."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Common sense is not really so common."

Antoine Amauld
Antoine Amauld "The Art of Thinking: Port-Royal Logic"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Basic research is like shooting an arrow into the air and, where it lands, painting a target."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is the only lesson, other lessons are only to make you learn this one lesson."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I have no conscience, Adolf Hitler is my conscience. "


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over."

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway "Death in the Afternoon"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great."

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

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Men do no great things, only small things with great love."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem."


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"The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another."

Horace
Horace "Epistles"

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"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another."

Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift "Thoughts On Various Subjects"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Mankind which began in a cave and behind a windbreak will end in the disease-soaked ruins of a slum."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The natural man has only two primal passions, to get and to beget."

Sir William Osler
Sir William Osler "Science and Immortality"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truth sits upon the lips of dying men."

Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold "Sohrab and Rustum"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love all God's creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God's light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love."

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism."


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"A thing is only completely our own when it is a thing of joy to us."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Good wine is a necessity of life for me."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sometimes the Lord calms the storm. Sometimes He lets the storm rage and calms His child."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own; it needs continual input from everyone."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who wants to do good knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gate open."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)