"Orgies are an early form of what will someday become sex by committee."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy."


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)

"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."


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)

"Education: How come we have smart bombs and dumb kids?"


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "Notebooks"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor."


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)

"Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation."


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)

"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All great truths begin as blasphemies."


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)

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


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)

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


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The zoo is a place for animals to study the behaviour of human beings."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't grieve that your roses have thorns. Rejoice instead that your thorns have roses."


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)

"True love never grows old."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is a luxury loving animal."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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)

"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)

"Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption."

André Bazin
André Bazin "What is Cinema?"

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)

"Justice is truth in action."

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

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)

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


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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting."


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)

"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)

"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)

"Never believe in mirrors or newspapers."

John Osborne
John Osborne "The Hotel in Amsterdam"

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)

"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)

"[Statistics] The science that can prove everything except the usefulness of statistics."

Evan Esar
Evan Esar "Esar's Comic Dictionary"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)