"Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I think being a woman is like being Irish.... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same."

Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch "The Red and the Green"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is only error,
And death is knowledge."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not true that drink changes a man's character. It may reveal it more clearly."

John Osborne
John Osborne "Tom Jones"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is not a rational animal, he is a rationalizing animal."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo."

Desmond Morris
Desmond Morris "The Human Zoo"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some people are better imagined in one's bed than found there in the morning."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Movies in Hollywood now, for the past 20 or 30 years, are made mainly by lawyers or agents."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Doctors bury their mistakes. Lawyers hang them. But journalists put theirs on the front page."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. (He is also a fool.)"

Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein "Time Enough for Love"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I thought if war did not include killing, I'd like to see one every year."

Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou "Gather Together in My Name"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's not money that brings happiness, it's lots of money."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Committee - a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life's not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, loudly proclaiming -WOW- What a ride!"


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is the one who desires, woman the one who is desired. This is woman's entire but decisive advantage. Through man's passions, nature has given man into woman's hands, and the woman who does not know how to make him her subject, her slave, her toy, and how to betray him with a smile in the end is not wise."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"At age 20 we worry about what others think of us. At 40 we don't care what they think of us. At 60 we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Never try to look into both eyes at the same time.... Switch your gaze from one eye to the other. That signals warmth and sincerity."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Our technology has surpassed our humanity."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Talk low, talk slow, and don't talk too much."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Maybe there is a beast.... maybe it's only us."

William Golding
William Golding "Lord of the Flies"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One solution to one problem makes two problems."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are all special cases. We all want to appeal to something! Everyone insists on his innocence, at all costs, even if it means accusing the rest of the human race and heaven."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "The Fall"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The true subject of science is the beauty of the world."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and, indeed, all the sweets of life. "


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Knowledge that stops at what it does not know is perfect."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is a tool-using animal... Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all."

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle "Sartor Resartus"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some people obtain fame, others deserve it."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Dieting is a system of starving yourself to death so you can live a little longer."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is something behind the throne greater than the King himself."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Be cautious about lending money to friends. You might lose both."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An optimist invented an airplane, a pessimist invented a parachute."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there."

George Orwell
George Orwell "The Lion and the Unicorn"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In the faces of men and women I see God."

Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman "Song Of Myself"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "The Words"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The fundamental defect of fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Any car will last a lifetime - if you are careless enough."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)