"Every man is working out his destiny in his own way and nobody can be of any help except by being kind, generous, and patient."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Sin is whatever obscures the soul."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover."

Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison "Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories..."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Truth is eternal, and the quest for Truth must also be eternal."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are only what we are; not what we would be; nor every thing we hope for. We are but a step in a scale, that reaches further above us than below. "


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is a luxury loving animal."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Truth is the light; So you never give up the fight."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Any man who thinks he deserves heaven is not a Christian. But for any man who knows he deserves hell there is hope."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Of course a platonic relationship is possible - but only between husband and wife."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All great truths begin as blasphemies."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In jealousy there is more of self-love than love."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Without health, life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I bet the worst part about dying is the part where your whole life passes before you."

Jane Wagner
Jane Wagner "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life [...]"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are three reasons for becoming a writer. The first is that you need the money; the second, that you have something to say that you think the world should know; and the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite."

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle "Sartor Resartus"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste."

Logan Pearsall Smith
Logan Pearsall Smith "Afterthoughts"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. "


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't be afraid to learn. Knowledge is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"True love never grows old."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Every man has his own destiny: The only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Never believe in mirrors or newspapers."

John Osborne
John Osborne "The Hotel in Amsterdam"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Striving for better life we waste the one we already have."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Do not choose for your wife any woman you would not choose as your friend if she were a man."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"No rules for success will work if you don't."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Never lend money. It causes amnesia."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The strength of a man's virtue must not be measured by his efforts, but by his ordinary life."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you describe things as better than they are, you are considered to be a romantic; if you describe things as worse than they are, you will be called a realist; and if you describe things exactly as they are, you will be thought of as a satirist."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth!"

Stendhal
Stendhal "The Charterhouse of Parma"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Justice is truth in action."

Benjamin Disraeli (or Joseph Joubert)
Benjamin Disraeli (or Joseph Joubert)

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man should be mourned at his birth, not at his death."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Home is any four walls that enclose the right person."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)