"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of Humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"No ideas and the ability to express them? That's a journalist."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Mark Twain's Notebook"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Death solves all problems - no man, no problem."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In communism, man oppresses man. In capitalism, it's the other way around."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"France is France and a grand place for Frenchman."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake somebody."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The wastebasket is a writer's best friend."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When life's problems seem overwhelming, look around and see what other people are coping with. You may consider yourself fortunate."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five."

William Somerset Maugham
William Somerset Maugham "Of Human Bondage "

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"My favorite animal is steak."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the commonwealth."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other. Originality is deliberate and forced, and partakes of the nature of a protest."

Eric Hoffer
Eric Hoffer "Passionate State of Mind"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love conquers everything, let us, too, yield to love."

Virgil
Virgil "Eclogues"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Faith: The opposite of dogmatism."

John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul "The Doubter's Companion"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "War and Peace"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A good listener is usually thinking about something else."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It isn't enough for you to love money - it's also necessary that money should love you."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anger blows out the lamp of the mind."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world; entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life."

Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt "Between Past and Future"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Our modern wars make many unhappy while they last and make no one happy when they are finished."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Abortion is a skillfully marketed product sold to women at a crisis time in their life. If the product is defective, she can't return it for a refund."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art is not a thing; it is a way."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Many men would take the death-sentence without a whimper to escape the life-sentence which fate carries in her other hand."

T. E. Lawrence
T. E. Lawrence "The Mint"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market."

Erich Fromm
Erich Fromm "The Sane Society"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"God is not dead but alive and working on a much less ambitious project."

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graffito

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary person."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)