"The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Become the change you want to see."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures."

Chamfort
Chamfort "Maxims and Considerations"

Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones."

Chamfort
Chamfort "Maxims and Considerations"

Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"People will listen a great deal more patiently while you explain your mistakes than when you explain your successes."


Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If women were good, God would have one."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn't all a dream?"


Rating: 2.71 (Number of Voters: 7)

"An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Imagination at wit's end spreads its sad wings."

Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett "Ill Seen Ill Said"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?"


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If it is art, it is not for the masses."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Father Brown Mystery Series"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life."

Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa "The Real Frank Zappa Book"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Advice, n. The smallest current coin."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An illiterate king is a crowned ass."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen."

Walter Bagehot
Walter Bagehot "Physics and Politics"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The hardest thing to understand is why we can understand anything at all."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is true."

Elias Canetti
Elias Canetti "The Secret Heart Of The Clock"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The streets of Vienna are paved with culture, the streets of other cities with asphalt."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The victor will always be the judge, and the vanquished the accused."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature is the effort of man to indemnify himself for the wrongs of his condition."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is better to stay silent and let people think you are an idiot than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Never go to a doctor who's office plants have died."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beauty is quite different from charm, beauty is what you notice in a woman, charm is when a woman notices you."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A wise man sees as much as he should, not as much as he can."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One generation plants trees, another gets the shade."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family - but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything."

Willa Cather
Willa Cather "Shadows on the Rock"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The poet's scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death."

Edmund Spenser
Edmund Spenser "The Shepherd's Calendar"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything."

Don Marquis
Don Marquis "The Rare Don Marquis"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say No in any of them."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Today's literature: prescriptions written by patients."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is one long process of getting tired."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "Notebooks"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins."


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)