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


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)

"I fear no one, but respect everyone."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every physician almost hath his favorite disease."


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)

"It is not at all simple to understand the simple."


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)

"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)

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


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Instinct is the direct connection with truth."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nothing dies harder than a bad idea."


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)

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


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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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


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)

"Knowledge is the most democratic source of power."

Alvin Toffler
Alvin Toffler "The Democratic Difference"

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)

"Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit."


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)

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


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)

"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)

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


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)

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


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)

"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)

"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)

"Words express neither objects nor ourselves."

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

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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself."


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)

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


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)