"The secret of a long life is knowing when it's time to go."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, "I can do no other"."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is love alone that gives worth to all things."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is in great dangers that we see great courage."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"For myself, I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Cats regard people as warmblooded furniture."

Jacquelyn Mitchard
Jacquelyn Mitchard "The Deep End of the Ocean"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When a book and a head collide and a hollow sound is heard, must it always have come from the book?"


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Pessimists are not boring. Pessimists are right. Pessimists are superfluous."

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

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The preaching in the churches does not make the lightning rods on them unnecessary."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Too many Christians are no longer fishers of men but keepers of the aquarium."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's just as easy to be happy with a lot of money as with a little."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities, truth isn't."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I fear no one, but respect everyone."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There were honest people long before there were Christians and there are, God be praised, still honest people where there are no Christians. It could therefore easily be possible that people are Christians because true Christianity corresponds to what they would have been even if Christianity did not exist."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Success for some people, depends on becoming well-known; for others, it depends on never being found out."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"They did not know it was impossible, so they did it! "


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love is the beauty of the soul."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Instinct is the direct connection with truth."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nothing dies harder than a bad idea."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can't be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All that is necessary for the forces of evil to win in this world is for enough good men to do nothing."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Joy goes as deep as sorrow, but leaves less of itself behind."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"History would be an excellent thing if only it were true."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every physician almost hath his favorite disease."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Words express neither objects nor ourselves."

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

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A word is a bud attempting to become a twig. How can one not dream while writing? It is the pen which dreams. The blank page gives the right to dream."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness is peace after strife, the overcoming of difficulties, the feeling of security and well-being. The only really happy folk are married women and single men."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Mencken Chrestomathy"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?"


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Zeal, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. "

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A kind word never broke anyone's mouth."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Infancy, n. The period of our lives when, according to Wordsworth, 'Heaven lies about us.' The world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Smile! It is easier than explaining why you are sad."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)