"Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?"

Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo "Les Miserables"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The hardest part about being a kid is knowing you have got your whole life ahead of you."

Jane Wagner
Jane Wagner "Edith Ann"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village."

Marshall McLuhan
Marshall McLuhan "Gutenberg Galaxy"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All this will not be finished in the first 100 days. Nor will it be finished in the first 1,000 days, nor in the life of this Administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"War is death's feast."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When war is declared, truth is the first casualty."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Victory depends on whether or not a duelist has the courage to fight until the bitter end."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Money is a poor man's credit card."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Is there life before death? - that is the question!"


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nature is, after all, the only book that offers important content on every page."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Optimism is the opium of the people."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"That's life. Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve and from which he cannot escape."

Erich Fromm
Erich Fromm "Man for Himself"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One drink is just right; two is too many; three are too few."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself."


Rating: 4.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Love must be as much a light as a flame."

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau"

Rating: 4.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Help yourself and God will help you."


Rating: 4.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A farmer learns more from a bad harvest than a good one."


Rating: 4.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Men have always need of god! A god to defend them against other men."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Woman! The peg on which the wit hangs his jest, the preacher his text, the cynic his grouch, and the sinner his justification!"

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of a style."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Food first, then morality."

Bertolt Brecht
Bertolt Brecht "The Threepenny Opera"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Ladies are like creeds; if you cannot speak well of them, say nothing."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To teach is to learn twice."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If homosexuality were the normal way, God would have made Adam and Bruce."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Music is essentially useless, as life is."

George Santayana
George Santayana "Life of Reason"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)