"The latter part of a wise man's life is taken up in curing the follies, prejudices, and false opinions he had contracted in the former."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love would never leave us alone."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday."

Georg Büchner
Georg Büchner "The Hessian Messenger"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Superstition and accident manifest the will of God."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We do not want a Poland which costs us nothing."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I hate victims who respect their executioners."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "The Condemned of Altona"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love is the reason you were born."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things."

Jean Baudrillard
Jean Baudrillard "Cool Memories"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?"


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If my body is enslaved, still my mind is free."

Sophocles
Sophocles "Fragments"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The truth is like ice water, it shocks you when it hits you, but no one's ever died from it."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What is all that men have done and thought over thousands of years, compared with one moment of love."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man - who is he? Too bad, to be the work of God: Too good for the work of chance!"


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The formula for prison is a lack of space counterbalanced by a surplus of time."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The most dangerous food is wedding cake."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Destiny is for people who are too lazy to create alternate timelines."

Richard Stevens III
Richard Stevens III "Diesel Sweeties"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Our senses are the landing ports of our spiritual enemies."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Most problems have either many answers or no answer. Only a few problems have a single answer."

Edmund C. Berkeley
Edmund C. Berkeley "Computers and Automation"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Spirituality is basically our relationship with reality."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Jealousy is the injured lover's hell."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Gratitude is the memory of the heart."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript."

Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley "The Confessions of Aleister Crowley"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death."

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (speech at Greenville, N.C., Feb 8, 1963)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (speech at Greenville, N.C., Feb 8, 1963)

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The crown of literature is poetry. It is its end and aim. It is the sublimest activity of the human mind. It is the achievement of beauty and delicacy. The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Punctuality is the soul of business."

Thomas C. Haliburton
Thomas C. Haliburton "Sam Slick's Wise Saws"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The trouble with being a parent is that by the time you are experienced, you are unemployed."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We die of too much life."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Education [...] has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading, an easy prey to sensations and cheap appeals."

G. M. Trevelyan
G. M. Trevelyan "English Social History"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)