"God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull. This is not always easy to achieve."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Be at peace with yourself first and then you will be able to bring peace to others."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Stop following someone else's path, find your own."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Death is a harbor of peace for the just, but is believed a shipwreck for the wicked."

St. Ambrose
St. Ambrose "De bono mortis"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"History shows that there are no invincible armies and that there never have been."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Peace begins with a smile."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Danger is next neighbour to security."


Rating: 3.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort; it's not the sort of comfort they supply there."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "Letters of C. S. Lewis"

Rating: 3.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."


Rating: 3.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers."

Horace
Horace "Epistles"

Rating: 3.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don't know."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second."

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be."

Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler "The Long Goodbye"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man is designed as a perfect device. However, some copies behave as if the manufacturer has forgotten to connect them with all the circuits."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Humour is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If all men knew what each said of the other, there would not be four friends in the world."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is said that the present is pregnant with the future."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The truth is not always the same as the majority decision."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "Lady Windermere's Fan"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Courage is grace under pressure."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Letters on England"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The word listen contains the same letters as the word silent."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers."

Mignon McLaughin
Mignon McLaughin "The Neurotic's Notebook"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "Black Orpheus"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It always helps to know the answer when you are working toward the solution of a problem."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe."

Harold Rosenberg
Harold Rosenberg "The Tradition of the New"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Henrieta Temple"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Those who fled will fight another time."

Tertullian
Tertullian "De fuga in persecutione"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats."

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne "English Notebooks"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Circumstances define us; they force us onto one road or another, and then they punish us for it."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)