"You cannot eat your cake and have your cake."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"How happy would many people live if they cared about other people's affairs as little as about their own."


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"Before the wedding we want to love. After the wedding we have to."


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"Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way."

E.M. Forster
E.M. Forster "Two Cheers for Democracy"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other."

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "A Study in Scarlet"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge."

Confucius
Confucius "The Confucian Analects"

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"To express the emotions of life is to live. To express the life of emotions is to make art."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Those who cast the Votes, they decide nothing. Those who count the votes, they decide everything."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Appeal: v.t. In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Women like silent men. They think they're listening."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If government were a product, selling it would be illegal."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organisation upon the natural organisation of the body."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Collected Essays"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."


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"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."


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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."


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"Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people."

Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin "The Great Dictator"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Lawyer - One who protects us against robbers by taking away the temptation."


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"For, I ask, what is man in Nature? A cypher compared with the Infinite, an All compared with Nothing, a mean between nothing and all."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Passion is the genesis of genius."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There's no one thing that's true. It's all true."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one person on account of another person."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence."


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"Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don't."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."


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"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder. This disease is prevalent only among civilized races living under artificial conditions; barbarous nations breathing pure air and eating simple food enjoy immunity from its ravages. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than to the patient."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Fashion is something that goes in one year and out the other."


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"Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation."


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"Poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell."


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"The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking [...] the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker."


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"The greatest barrier to consciousness is the belief that one is already conscious."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Every man over forty is responsible for his face."


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"We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

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"The rich ate and drank freely, accepting gout and apoplexy as things that ran mysteriously in respectable families."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Silas Marner"

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"I never understood music. It seemed to me to be the maximum amount of noise conveying the minimum amount of information."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

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"Nothing that God ever made is the same thing to more than one person."

Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston "Dust Tracks on a Road"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Live today for tomorrow it will all be history."


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"When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise."


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"Sometimes the path you're on is not as important as the direction you're heading."


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"Politicians are the best alternative to warlords that we have yet conceived."


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"An idea ran back and forward in his head like a blind man, knocking over the solid furniture."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "Notebook M, The Crack-Up"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)