"It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Religion differs from magic in that it is not concerned with control or manipulation of the powers confronted. Rather it means submission to, trust in, and adoration of, what is apprehended as the divine nature of ultimate reality."

Joachim Wach
Joachim Wach "The Comparative Study of Religions"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation appled to life."

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

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you look like your passport photo, you're too ill to travel."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The secret of being a bore is to tell everything."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The surest way to ruin a man who doesn't know how to handle money is to give him some."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Heartbreak House"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Most misfortunes are the results of misused time."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fear makes us feel our humanity."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Cooking is just like religion. Rules don't no more make a cook than sermons make a saint."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happy the people whose annals are tiresome."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"God will not look you over for medals, degrees, or diplomas, but for scars."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Wind, Sand, and Stars"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who would teach men to die would teach them to live."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To make woman unhappy only need to do nothing."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Late romance is an invitation to film's end."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?"


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I wish to thank my parents for making it all possible...and I wish to thank my children for making it necessary."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Government: a dangerous servant and a fearful master."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The only thing that stops God sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"America is the only country in the world where the poor have a parking problem."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To be able to say how much you love is to love but little."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some things that cost $5 to buy several years ago now costs $10 just to repair."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you haven't got charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I never speak ill of dead people or live judges."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol "The Philosophy of Andy Warhol"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Variety is the spice of love."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Disease is a vital expression of the human organism."

Georg Groddeck
Georg Groddeck "The Book of the It"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs."

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "Themes and Variations"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)