"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)

"Hold a true friend with both your hands."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Money lent to a friend must be recovered from an enemy."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows."

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare "The Tempest"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life.... The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the the movements of the world gave a chance for it."

Walter Bagehot
Walter Bagehot "Physics and Politics"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star."

Brillat-Savarin-Anthelme
Brillat-Savarin-Anthelme "Physiologie du Gout"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Physics isn't the most important thing. Love is."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If married couples did not live together good marriages would be more common."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone truly special to catch your heart."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Cynicism is humour in ill health."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us."

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Pride and Prejudice"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Being natural is one of the most irritating poses I know in people."

Alexander Theroux
Alexander Theroux "An Adultery"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I find out what the world needs. Then, I go ahead and invent it."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know."

Titus Maccius Plautus
Titus Maccius Plautus "The Comedy of Asses"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is but an episode in a man's."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says... I'll try again tommorrow."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Time cools, time clarifies, no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon, it can completely ruin your constitution."

Gustave Flaubert letter to Louise Colet
Gustave Flaubert letter to Louise Colet

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't gripe about your church; if it was perfect, you couldn't be a member."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Cities have sexes: London is a man, Paris a woman, and New York a well-adjusted transsexual."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Knowledge is the most democratic source of power."

Alvin Toffler
Alvin Toffler "The Democratic Difference"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To desire friendship is a great fault. Friendship should be a gratuitous joy like those afforded by art or life. We must refuse it so that we may be worthy to receive it; it is of the order of grace."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The British tourist is always happy abroad as long as the natives are waiters."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The less of one's life one must exchange for money, the more freedom one may enjoy."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world is composed of givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it."

William James
William James "Varieties of Religious Experience"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)