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


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)

"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)

"Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Suspicion is the cancer of friendship."


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)

"My favorite animal is steak."


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)

"Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents."


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)

"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)

"Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power a man is."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When a politician wrestles with his conscience, he usually wins."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well."


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)

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


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche "On Reading and Writing"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes."


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)

"The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped."


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)

"There's no point in success if you don't let it go to your head. That's what it's for."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence."

Herman Melville
Herman Melville "Moby-Dick"

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)

"Satire is a lesson, parody is a game."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A woman's passion is not the measure of a man's love."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


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)

"Myths which are believed in tend to become true."

George Orwell
George Orwell "The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Silence gives consent, or a horrible feeling that nobody's listening."


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)

"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)

"Experiments are mediators between nature and idea."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "Sayings in Prose"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another."

Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley "The Confessions of Aleister Crowley"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are but dust and shadow."

Horace
Horace "Odes"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Spring is a true reconstructionist."


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)

"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)

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book."


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)

"Court Room Trial: Manipulation of the facts by two High-Priced salesmen, each attempting to sell his own version of the truth."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else."

Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni "A Dialogue"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Our pleasures are imagined, but our griefs are all real."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)