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


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Home is the girl's prison and the woman's workhouse."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is the only creature that consumes without producing."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Marriage is a bribe to make a housekeeper think she's a householder."

Thornton Wilder
Thornton Wilder "Merchant of Yonkers"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nature has some perfections to show that she is the image of God, and some defects, to show that she is only His image."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them. The walls of London may be battered, but the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed."

George VI (Radio broadcast, September 23, 1940)
George VI (Radio broadcast, September 23, 1940)

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Knowledge is knowing something. Wisdom is knowing what to do with that knowledge."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is a good martini, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman... or a bad woman, depending on how much happiness you can stand."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Never argue with a stupid person. First they'll drag you down to their level, then they will beat you with experience."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out of it alive."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When you meet a stranger, give them a smile. It may be the only sunshine they see all day."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent."

Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux "Meditations of a Parish Priest"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The biggest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature."

Edward Gibbon
Edward Gibbon "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Time is a wealth of change, but the clock in its parody makes it mere change and no wealth."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Genius is one of the many forms of insanity."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don't think that's quite it; it's more like jazz. There is more improvisation."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beat me with the truth, don't torture me with lies."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence."

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

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Conscience is the sentinel of virtue."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Justice is the bread of the nation, it is always hungry for it."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference and a longer view and finds them incongruous. It dampens enthusiasm; it mocks hope; it pardons shortcomings; it consoles failure. It recommends moderation."

Thornton Wilder
Thornton Wilder "The Eighth Day"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"When the wine goes in, strange things come out."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free. "

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau "Slavery in Massachusetts"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers."

Lewis Mumford
Lewis Mumford "The Brown Decades"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To me old age is always fifteen years older than I am."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We prefer being free men than imprisoned heros."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A smile on your face can be felt on anothers heart."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A literary woman's best critic is her husband."

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps "Chapters from a Life"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson "Essays, First Series"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Land, n. A part of the earth's surface, considered as property."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Anything you lose automatically doubles in value."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Building a conscience is what discipline is all about."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is the risk we cannot refuse."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We sometimes find truth, but more often it finds us."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)