"The only way to win is to fight on the side of your adversaries."

Francis Picabia
Francis Picabia "Who Knows: Poems and Aphorisms"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Since Auschwitz we know what man is capable of. And since Hiroshima we know what is at stake."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces terrifies me."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees."


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)

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


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)

"The future is a better key to the present than the past."


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)

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


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)

"Only small minds are impressed by large numbers."


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)

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


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)

"In America nothing dies easier than tradition."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "The Devil and the Good Lord"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Look at the photo, but paint from life: you're an artist not a camera."


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)

"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)

"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)

"Conscience is the sentinel of virtue."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas."


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)

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


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)

"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)

"The proper memory for a politician is one that knows what to remember and what to forget."


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)

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


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)

"Anything you lose automatically doubles in value."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"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)

"We prefer being free men than imprisoned heros."


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)

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


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)

"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)

"Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love is a smoke raised with the cloud of Sighs, a fire in a loving eye. When unhappy - sea lovers tears. What is more?'s Prudent madness. Bile stifling and sweet delicacy."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


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)

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


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)

"The great wars of the present age are the effects of the study of history."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)