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A "Bandwagon Effect" is a most common phenomenon wherein the rate of uptake of any beliefs and misbeliefs increases the more that those have already been adopted by others in the society. Shallow people will get carried away by what others do, and will always hop on the bandwagon. You mustn't get swayed by what others do or tell you to do, and mustn't jump on the bandwagon. You must stand with your own values, confidently, and without fluttering, even though you have to stand alone - because you are the Gold, and the Gold must maintain her Color, Character and Charisma that set the highest standards for others.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A "Beauty" is neither in the alluring attractive face nor in the glamorous gorgeous body. It is the Divine Light in the Heart that illuminates and makes our world Beautiful.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A "Comfort Zone" represents status quo, in my honest view, like the stagnant dark water in a pond that often seems so difficult to come out of. Yet you have to step outside your comfort zone, and cross the boundaries to better yourself, and be the best. Only by stepping outside the realm of your comfort zone, you will be able to explore new oceans, and offer your best, something far more superior and beatiful than ever before, to illuminate the world.....like the amazing brilliance and beautiful brightness of a supernova, or a shooting star or even a meteor as they leave their comfort zone and enter into new territories. Strive to re-invent and renew yourself at every stage in life, just like Madonna has done for years, and you will discover your new strengths, awesome powers and asounding beauty that were never there before. Dare to step outside your comfort zone, because that's exactly where the real life begins. Get a Life, my friend.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A "critic" is a man who creates nothing ...
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A "szépség" nem áll sem a csábító vonzó arc, sem az elbűv
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A "Win-Win" Situation is the one where we give cheerfully to the Society as much as we can, and also accept gracefully whatsoever the Society offers to us. Interestingly, the givers gets richer by giving, and they also see their names carved on hearts and minds (rather than only on tombstones) in such win-win situations. Remember: Doing nothing for others = Undoing of yourselves.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
– Mohandas Karamchand GandhiRate it:
A 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
– Joyce A. MyersRate it:
A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.
– Frank A. ClarkRate it:
A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
– Carl SandburgRate it:
A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce.
– Don QuinnRate it:
A bachelor must not waste time looking for a faultless woman to marry her.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A bachelor never quite gets ove the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
– Helen RowlandRate it:
A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
– EuripidesRate it:
A bad book about the love of God remains a bad book.
– Thomas MertonRate it:
A bad book with a good cover is nothing but a wooden house with a golden door.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A bad grade is only one letter in the Essay of life.
– Lee DrakeRate it:
A bad man is as much pleased as a good man is distressed to speak ill of others.
– MahabharataRate it:
A bad man, though raised to honour, always returns to his natural course, as a dog?s tail, though warmed by the fire and rubbed with oil, retains its form.*
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
– HesiodRate it:
A bad wound may heal, but a bad name will kill.
– Scottish ProverbRate it:
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
– Bob HopeRate it:
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don't need it.
– Bob HopeRate it:
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
– Robert FrostRate it:
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A Beautiful and Perfect Thing is neither Beautiful nor Perfect at its outset. Beauty & Perfection are attained with enormous Efforts & extraordinary Endurance over time. Only after withstanding tremondous pressure for countless years, a Coal can transform into a dazzling Diamond. Strive to be that Diamond, and Never Settle for Anything Less in Life.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A beautiful idea is a beautiful door; it invites you to enter inside!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
– Jules RenardRate it:
A beautiful morning is not a guarantee for a beautiful afternoon! Just like a man of desert appreciates water, value well whatever beauty you have now!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A beautiful person is a person who can see the beauty in the midst of ugliness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A beautiful poem is like a beautiful sky and a beautiful sky is like a beautiful poem!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A beautiful print is a thing in itself, not just a halfway house on the way to the page.
– Irving PennRate it:
A beautiful road does not create enough reason to make a journey on that road, because the road to Hell is often a beautiful road as well!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A beautiful road is a beautiful friend; you never get bored with it!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A beautiful smile is the prettiest ornament that you can find. Happiness is the prettiest color for your imaginative mind.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A beautiful smile without any reason is the smile of the existence!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
– Baltasar Gracián y MoralesRate it:
A beautiful word of love radiates joy forever.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.
– Franz KafkaRate it:
A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses it is an idea that possesses the mind.
– Robert Oxton BoltRate it:
A belief is not true because it is useful.
– Henri Frdric AmielRate it:
A bench in the street can be a good writer because all kind of material comes onto it like a heavy rain!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A benefit given to the good is like characters engraven on a stone; a benefit given to the evil is like a line drawn on water.
– BuddhistRate it:
A best friend is he who can emulate a dog but still can talk.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A best friend it like a four leaf clover - Hard to find, and lucky to have.
– UnknownRate it:
A best seller was a book which somehow sold well simply because it was selling well.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
A better world is always waiting for a better you.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.
– General Douglas MacArthurRate it:
A Bible falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn't.
– Charles Haddon (CH) SpurgeonRate it:
A Bible that's falling apart usually belongs to a person who isn't.
– Charles SpurgeonRate it:
A big book is a big bore.
– Callimachus (c. 260 B.C.)Rate it:
A big desire is not enough to meet the expectations of lost dreams.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
A big island of library, in the middle of an ocean, away from all the fools of the world, would this place not be a real paradise?
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him.
– John C. MaxwellRate it:
A bikini is a bathing suit with a lot of nothing usually worn by a girl with a lot of something.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.
– Senator Everett DirksenRate it:
A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money.
– Senator Everett DirksenRate it:
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
– Maya AngelouRate it:
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return.
– Jewish ProverbRate it:
A bird without wings and a man without art are both condemned to wander in low places; they can never soar up to those unrivaled heights.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
– Maya AngelouRate it:
A black sheep in the family, no doubt
– John WayneRate it:
A blank page has more power than a full page with blind thoughts.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
– Charles KingsleyRate it:
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
– Robert BurtonRate it:
A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part.
– Nathaniel HawthorneRate it:
A body without wine is like a dessert without sugar. A pale woman can only be coloured with lipstick and rouge, and a pale man can only be coloured with wine!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
– Jack LondonRate it:
A book ... unlike a television program, moving picture or any other 'modern means of communication' ... can wait for years, yet be available at any moment when it happens to be needed.
– Joseph Wood KrutchRate it:
A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive.
– Erica JongRate it:
A book holds a house of gold.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A book is a friend a good book is a good friend. It will talk to you when you want it to talk, and it will keep still when you want it to keep still and there are not many friends who know enough to do that.
– B. A. BillingslyRate it:
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can not expect an apostle to peer out.
– George Christoph LichtenbergRate it:
A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul.
– Eric PioRate it:
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return.
– Salman RushdieRate it:
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
– Salman Rushdie, O Magazine, April 2003Rate it:
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A book is like a man -- clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
– John SteinbeckRate it:
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
– Charles Langbridge MorganRate it:
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.
– Edward P. MorganRate it:
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
– Rupert BrookeRate it:
A book may be compared to your neighbor; if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
– Rupert BrookeRate it:
A book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
– Robert M. HamiltonRate it:
A book of quotations is one which is filled with God’s wisdom for a happy life.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A Book of Verses undeneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness- Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow
– Omar KhayymRate it:
A book tightly shut is but a block of paper.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
– Jerry SeinfeldRate it:
A bore is a fellow talking who can change the subject back to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
– Gian Vincenzo GravinaRate it:
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
– Bert Leston TaylorRate it:
A borrower may not lend the thing he borrowed.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
– Lewis Blaine HersheyRate it:
A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedence, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert Charles BenchleyRate it:
A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
A boy is a magical creature you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart. You can get him out of your study, but you can't get him out of your mind. Might as well give up he is your captor, your jailer, your boss and your master a freckled-faced, pint-sized, cat-chasing bundle of noise. But when you come home at night with only the shattered pieces of your hopes and dreams, he can mend them like new with two magic words Hi, Dad
– Alan Marshall BeckRate it:
A brave man dies but once, a coward many times.
– Native American ProverbRate it:
A breeze, a forgotten summer, a smile, all can fit into a storefront window.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
A bridegroom is a man who agrees to marriage before marriage disagrees with him.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A bridegroom is a man who spends a lot of money on a new suit that nobody notices.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A bright smile today pushes towards a better one tomorrow.
– Alishia MayRate it:
A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
– Jessamyn WestRate it:
A brother is a friend given by Nature.
– LegouveRate it:
A bully is not reasonable - he is persuaded only by threats.
– Marie De FranceRate it:
A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
– Alben W. Barkley, U.S Vice President (1949-1953)Rate it:
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
– Henry FordRate it:
A butler supplies food to nourish your body, but a writer nourishes your mind through writing.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A caged bird set free may be caught again, a hurtful word that escapes your lips will not return
– the omani shedRate it:
A call to love all and sundry or to live for others is never a big ask i.e. it is not a difficult task to undertake. Yes! what it takes is just to realize that God almighty gave you all that you know/have presently including your money/riches/wisdom/insights. And so, he (God) expects you to share it all with someone else/others.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A call to love all is a matter of life and death i.e. it's a matter of vital importance. Besides, the scripture says, whoever that hates anyone is a murderer/murderess and no murderer/murderess can/will inherit God's kingdom (1st John 3 : 15) Q.E.D.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A call to truly love all or to support/sponsor a good cause is just a walk-through i.e. it is an undemanding task/role. Yes! you heard me right. All it takes is just concession/mutual compassion/a large heart/a cheerful heart.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A calm night is open to all the truths.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A camel is a horse designed by committee.
– Sir Alec IssigonisRate it:
A camel never sees its own hump.
– African ProverbRate it:
A camel that always moves with the camel caravan cannot discover the beauties of the unknown oases!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A candour affected is a dagger concealed.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, "Meditations", book 9.Rate it:
A cap of good acid costs five dollars and for that you can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and the Holy Ghost on drums.
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night.
– Marilyn MonroeRate it:
A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
– Joseph ConradRate it:
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
A cat does not want all the world to love her -- only those she has chosen to love.
– Helen ThomsonRate it:
A cat who turns her nose up at bread does not deserve meat.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A cat will look down to a man. A dog will look up to a man. But a pig will look you straight in the eye and see his equal.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.
– Marcel ProustRate it:
A catherdral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.
– Marcel ProustRate it:
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
– Fred AllenRate it:
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
– Fred AllenRate it:
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
– Carl SaganRate it:
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
– Jeremy TaylorRate it:
A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.
– Granville HicksRate it:
A CEO's performance is as good as the performance of his middle managers
– Med JonesRate it:
A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
– Herbert SpencerRate it:
A certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life.
– Charles LindbergRate it:
A challenge is often worrisome. But with time, it would be worth it. So never mind your present/subsequent challenges no matter how worrisome they may seem to you.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A champion is strong, not just by showing it physically -but mentally, cause to achieve and become at the level he is, he needs a brain to analyze it, right?
– Zen diabRate it:
A champion views resistance as a gift of energy.
– Michael J. GelbRate it:
A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.
– Jesse JacksonRate it:
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart.
– William Makepeace ThackerayRate it:
A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.
– Jean de La FontaineRate it:
A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be oversophisticated. Yet it remains cheese, milk's leap toward immortality.
– Clifton FadimanRate it:
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
– George SteinerRate it:
A chic type, a rough type, an odd type - but never a stereotype
– Jean-Michel JarreRate it:
A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage
– Herbert HooverRate it:
A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
– Thomas SzaszRate it:
A child can be very happy with very simple things; adult must do the same!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A child develops individuality long before he develops taste. I have seen my kid straggle into the kitchen in the morning with outfits that need only one accessory an empty gin bottle.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten.
– Doug LarsonRate it:
A child is like a can opener, You can open their minds with knowledge
– LaSonya GrantRate it:
A child is not likely to find a father in God unless he finds something of God in his father.
– Austin L. SorensenRate it:
A child is the root of the heart.
– Maria de JesusRate it:
A child learns by growing, an adult learns to grow.
– Cristian Andrei NicaRate it:
A child learns lessons in life more from his unhappy parents than his happy ones.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A child miseducated is a child lost.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
– Groucho MarxRate it:
A child of my own! Oh, no, no, no! Let my flesh perish with me, and let me not transmit to anyone the boredom and ignominiousness of life.
– Gustave FlaubertRate it:
A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.
– George SantayanaRate it:
A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.
– EpictetusRate it:
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
– Billy GrahamRate it:
A child will behave as he has been taught. Tolerance is one of the first lessons to be learnt.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A child's hand in yours -- what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.
– Marjorie HolmesRate it:
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
– Frank A. ClarkRate it:
A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man.
– UnknownRate it:
A Christian Family is God's Advertisement of His Kingdom to the World !
– Vijay Samuel BenjaminRate it:
A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favored and cherished.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron MacaulayRate it:
A Church without Youth is a Church without a future. Moreover, Youth without a Church is Youth without a future.
– Pope Shenouda III, Pope & Patriach of AlexandriaRate it:
A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
– Oscar WildeRate it:
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
– Bill VaughanRate it:
A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.
– Herbert V. ProchnowRate it:
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
– Margaret MeadRate it:
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
– Antoine de Saint-ExupéryRate it:
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
– Ezra PoundRate it:
A clash of doctrines is not a disaster--it is an opportunity.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
– Italo CalvinoRate it:
A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A clear conscience is a good pillow.
– American ProverbRate it:
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
– Charles LaullerRate it:
A clear conscience yields a good night’s sleep; without fear even in the desert.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A clear path to anything is more helpful than one that is not!
– Chase LeBlancRate it:
A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.
– Vernon HowardRate it:
A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live.
– VoltaireRate it:
A clever man can see the world from a cave much better than a stupid man can from the top of a mountain!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A clever man tells a woman he understands her but a stupid man tries to prove it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A clever quote opens new paths in the minds of the clever!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem.
– Arthur Conan DoyleRate it:
A closed mind is a good thing to lose.
– AnonymousRate it:
A closed mind is like a closed book just a block of wood.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A closed mouth catches no flies.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
A closed mouth gathers no feet.
– AnonymousRate it:
A closed mouth gathers no foot.
– UnknownRate it:
A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed, it feels an impulsion... .this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reason and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.
– Richard BachRate it:
A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
A coalition of groups ... is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. ... an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. (On Watergate crisis)
– Gerald R. FordRate it:
A cold in the head cause less suffering than an idea.
– Jules RenardRate it:
A cold needs the cook as much as the doctor.
– Scottish ProverbRate it:
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
– Reverend Edward A. MalloyRate it:
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
– Lydia ChildRate it:
A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members.
– David CoblitzRate it:
A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
– Sir Barnett CocksRate it:
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
– Douglas Adams, "Mostly Harmless"Rate it:
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
– Douglas Noel AdamsRate it:
A communist is a person who publicly airs his dirty Lenin.
– Jack PomeroyRate it:
A community is like a ship, everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
A companion's words of persuasion are effective.
– HomerRate it:
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
– Robert Anson HeinleinRate it:
A completely secure life can be found only outside the life!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked.
– John GallRate it:
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works.
– John GauleRate it:
A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver.
– Eleanor HamiltonRate it:
A compliment is a statement of an agreeable truth; flattery is a statement of an agreeable untruth.
– Sir John A. MacDonaldRate it:
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
– Victor HugoRate it:
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
– Frank ZappaRate it:
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
– Ludwig ErhardRate it:
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
– Mitch RatliffeRate it:
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
– Mitch RatcliffeRate it:
A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. (from Mostly Harmless)
– Douglas Noel AdamsRate it:
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
– George SantayanaRate it:
A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
– Harold FricklesteinRate it:
A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking.
– Martin H. FischerRate it:
A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
– Fred AllenRate it:
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good.
– AnonymousRate it:
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
– Alphonse de LamartineRate it:
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
A conservative is a fellow who thinks a rich man should have a square deal.
– Frank DaneRate it:
A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time.
– Alfred E. WiggamRate it:
A conservative is a man who does not think that anything should be done for the first time.
– Frank VanderlipRate it:
A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
– Woodrow WilsonRate it:
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who has never learned to walk.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
– Franklin Delano RooseveltRate it:
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
– Leo C. RostenRate it:
A considerable percentage of the people we meet on the street are people who are empty inside, that is, they are actually already dead. It is fortunate for us that we do not see and do not know it. If we knew what a number of people are actually dead and what a number of these dead people govern our lives, we should go mad with horror.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
A consistent pursuit of classical physics forces a transformation in the very heart of that physics.
– Werner Heisenberg, Philosophical Problems of Nuclear Science, New York: Fawcett 1966, p.13Rate it:
A Conspiracy is like an Iceberg........there is a lot more to it than what meets the eye
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.
– Arnold H. GlasgowRate it:
A contented mind is a continual feast.
– American ProverbRate it:
A contented mind is the best source for trouble.
– Titus Maccius PlautusRate it:
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities.
– HomerRate it:
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
– German proverbRate it:
A country is considered the more civilized the more the wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.
– Primo LeviRate it:
A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
– Giuseppe MazziniRate it:
A country is not developed by constructing bridges, houses or roads but it is developed only if the brains of the people living in that country are developed, only if their level of culture is raised and only if an infinite importance is given to the science and to the knowledge!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A country losing touch with its own history is like an old man losing his glasses, a distressing sight, at once vulnerable, unsure, and easily disoriented.
– George WaldenRate it:
A country which proposes to make use of modern war as an instrument of policy must possess a highly centralized, all-powerful executive, hence the absurdity of talking about the defense of democracy by force of arms. A democracy which makes or effectively prepares for modern scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever.
– Henry Waldorf FrancisRate it:
A coward can be a hero, but a hero cannot be a coward.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave just one.
– AnonymousRate it:
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
– Mahatma GandhiRate it:
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
– EuripidesRate it:
A crash is when your competitor's program dies. When your program dies, it is an 'idiosyncrasy'. Frequently, crashes are followed with a message like 'ID 02'. 'ID' is an abbreviation for idiosyncrasy and the number that follows indicates how many more months of testing the product should have had.
– Guy KawasakiRate it:
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
– Ayn RandRate it:
A credit union is not an ordinary financial concern, seeking to enrich its members at the expense of the general public. Neither is it a loan company, seeking to make a profit at the expense of the unfortunates… The credit union is nothing of the kind; it is the expression in the field of economics of a high social ideal.
– Alphonse Desjardins, The Canadian credit union pioneer made the remarks in a speech in the early 1900s.Rate it:
A crime which is the crime of many none avenge.
– LucanRate it:
A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott, EconomistRate it:
A critic is a bunch of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.
– Whitney BalliettRate it:
A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
– Christopher MorleyRate it:
A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
– Channing PollockRate it:
A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von SchlegelRate it:
A crow is no whiter for being washed.
– French ProverbRate it:
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
– Pearl BaileyRate it:
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
– AesopRate it:
A cucumber should be well-sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A cucumber whould be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and viniger, and then thrown out, as good for nothing.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A cult is a religion with no political power
– Tom WolfeRate it:
A cult is a religion with no political power.
– Tom WolfeRate it:
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
– Sydney J. HarrisRate it:
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
– Sydney J. HarrisRate it:
A Cynic is what an Optimist calls a Realist
– Antony Jay / Jonathon Lynn, Sir Humphrey Appleby from the "Yes, Minister" SeriesRate it:
A danger foreseen is half-avoided.
– Cheyenne ProverbRate it:
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE

Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead.

– Woody Allen, Without FeathersRate it:
A day in which you do goodness far away from the crowds is indeed a very good day!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A day may sink or save a realm.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron TennysonRate it:
A day of fortune is like a harvest-day, we must be busy when the corn is ripe.
– GoetheRate it:
A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest.
– Roosevelt, EleanorRate it:
A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
– Lewis MumfordRate it:
A day without newspapers is like walking around without your pants on.
– Jerry ColemanRate it:
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
– Steve MartinRate it:
A dead end is the only way out of where you shouldn't be going.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
A dead thing goes with the stream. Only a living thing can go against it.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
– Rita Mae BrownRate it:
A death without being a loss to anybody is the most unworthy death.
– Alireza Salehi NejadRate it:
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
– HomerRate it:
A decision is the action an executive must take when he has information so incomplete that the answer does not suggest itself.
– Arthur W. RadfordRate it:
A decline in courage may be the most striking feature that an outside observer notices in the West today. The Western world has lost its civic courage, both as a whole and separately, in each country, in each government, in each political party, and, of course, in the United Nations. Such a decline in courage is particularly noticeable among the ruling and intellectual elites...
– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Commencement Address at Harvard University, June 8, 1978.Rate it:
A deer that knows all the hunting techniques of a lion will never fall prey to a lion!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until a majority of voters discover that they can vote themselves largess out of the public treasury.
– Alexander TylerRate it:
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over lousy fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average of the world's great civilizations before they decline has been 200 years. These nations have progressed in this sequence: From bondage to spiritual faith; from faith to great courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to Complacency; from complacency to apathy; from apathy to dependency; from dependency back again to bondage.
– Alexander Fraser Tyler, Cycle of Democracy (1770)Rate it:
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A democratic government is only as strong as the alert conscience of its people.
– Charles W. TobeyRate it:
A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.
– Edith HeadRate it:
A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
– Robert F. BennettRate it:
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
– John AdamsRate it:
A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world.
– John le CarreRate it:
A devil is the one who knows what is right but will not do it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A Diamond is born only after the Coal withstanding and enduring tremendous pressure and enormous heat for thousands of years. Beauty doesn't just happen by chance!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A diet is when you watch what you eat and wish you could eat what you watch.
– Hermione Gingold, from a press report, 1973Rate it:
A different language is a different vision of life.
– Federico FelliniRate it:
A dimple in the chin a devil within.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A dinner lubricates business.
– Lord William StowellRate it:
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
– Robert FrostRate it:
A diplomat is a man who says you have an open mind, instead of telling you that you have a hole in the head.
– UnknownRate it:
A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
– Caskie StinnettRate it:
A diplomat must always think twice before he says nothing.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
– Peter UstinovRate it:
A diplomat... is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
– Caskie StinnettRate it:
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
– Albert von Szent-GyorgyiRate it:
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
A divine falsehood is more powerful than any human truth.
– Michael Bakunin, God and StateRate it:
A doctor can bury his mistakes but a supplier based engineer can only advise the product designer to specify a heavier texture.
– Mick Lloyd KermanRate it:
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
– Frank Lloyd WrightRate it:
A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
– Frank Lloyd WrightRate it:
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
– Simone WeilRate it:
A dog can bite you but you must not bite the dog! Your every movement in life must be peaceful; otherwise you lose your ethical superiority! Nonviolent civil disobedience is a genius; no power can beat it; use it when necessary!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A dog does not enter a home where he suffers from hunger.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
A dog owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
A dog will look up on you; a cat will look down on you; however, a pig will see you eye to eye and know it has found an equal.
– ChurchillRate it:
A dogs being huge or big in size doesn't mean its fierce as being small isn't fierce
– KIZZA RONALDRate it:
A dollar saved is a quarter earned.
– John CiardiRate it:
A donkey that goes to Mecca will not come back as a pilgrim.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
– Ogden NashRate it:
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
– AesopRate it:
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
A dramatic critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.
– David MametRate it:
A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
– Thornton WilderRate it:
A dream can be nurtured over years and years and then flourish rapidly. . . . Be patient. It will happen for you. Sooner or later, life will get weary of beating on you and holding the door shut on you, and then it will let you in and throw you a real party
– Les BrownRate it:
A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
– Umberto EcoRate it:
A Dream is where a boy can swim in the deepest oceans and fly over the highest clouds.
– Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisinor of Azkaban, DumbledoreRate it:
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills WildeRate it:
A dreamer lives for eternity.
– AnonymousRate it:
A dreamer lives forever, And a toiler dies in a day.
– John LockeRate it:
A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you.
– Franoise SaganRate it:
A dry well is not a friend of a thirsty man; and an ignorant man, of the progression!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
– Joseph F. NewtonRate it:
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
– Joseph F. NewtonRate it:
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
– Robert BurtonRate it:
A dying man alone in his bed once said ; happiness is a pursuit and is real only when shared.
– Ronnie RicknerRate it:
A dying man needs to dye, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless to resist.
– Steward AlsopRate it:
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
– Dorothy L. SayersRate it:
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
– Edward TellerRate it:
A fact is like a sack -- it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.
– Luigi PirandelloRate it:
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
– Robert Louis StevensonRate it:
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
– Hoshang N. AkhtarRate it:
A failure is just the wrong way of looking at a missed opportunity!!!
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
A failure is nobody else but anyone who fails to accomplish/complete whatever he/she has started already. Yes, you are not/can't be a failure until you withdraw/decline from accomplishing/completing your career, destiny, goal, mission, dream, vision, aspiration and what have you? So from now onward, endeavour by all means to accomplish/complete whatever you've left unfinished/unaccomplished all these while. Never forget, refusing to do just that will automatically make you a failure.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A failure is not one who fails, a failure is one who blames others for their own failure.
– Anthony GiritRate it:
A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
– Dante AlighieriRate it:
A fair weather friend always leave you in a lurch.
– FaizaRate it:
A fair woman is a paradise to the eye, a purgatory to the purse, and a hell to the soul.
– Elizabeth GrymestonRate it:
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
– Victor HugoRate it:
A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world.
– Anthony Neil Wedgewood "Tony" BennRate it:
A faithful friend is a strong defense and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.
– Ecclesiasticus 614 BibleRate it:
A faithless person is anybody who doesn't believe that God can do and change all things. On the other hand. A faithful person is anybody who believes undoubtedly that God can do and change all things. Oh! yes, God almighty can do and change all things effortlessly and unquestionably as well. Besides, impossibility is an illusion as far as he (God) is concerned. Thus, never be under the illusion that God cannot do or change all things.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A family is a family not because of gender but because of values, like commitment, trust and love.
– Gray DavisRate it:
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
– BuddhaRate it:
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
– Charles R. SwindollRate it:
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
– Ogden NashRate it:
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
– Susan SontagRate it:
A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
– Eric PioRate it:
A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
– Finley Peter DunneRate it:
A fanatic is one compelled to action by the need to find a strong meaning in life. The fanatic determines for himself what role he is to play in life, and his intense devotion to a cause is the means.
– Eugene E. BrussellRate it:
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
A fanatic is someone who redoubles his efforts when he has forgotten his aim.
– Chuck JonesRate it:
A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.
– AesopRate it:
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts.
– Saint JeromeRate it:
A father is a banker provided by nature.
– French ProverbRate it:
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
– Enid BagnoldRate it:
A fault confessed is half redressed.
– Polish ProverbRate it:
A feeble body weakens the mind.
– Jean-Jacques RousseauRate it:
A feeling of real need is always a good enough reason to pray.
– Hannah Whitall SmithRate it:
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A feverish display of over-zeal, At the first outset, is an obstacle To all success; water, however cold, Will penetrate the ground by slow degrees.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A few broken bones won't matter; you are not made of bones but of your will power, wisdom and willingness to keep fighting.
– Rahul KatragaddaRate it:
A few honest men are better than numbers.
– Oliver CromwellRate it:
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron MacaulayRate it:
A few years ago I made a New Years Resolution never to make another New Years Resolution again and so far it's the only one that I have actually kept.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
– Don MarquisRate it:
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
– Stanley KubrickRate it:
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
– Arthur Wing PineroRate it:
A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
– Joseph RouxRate it:
A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
– Joseph RouxRate it:
A finished person is a boring person.
– Anna QuindlenRate it:
A firewall cant stop an idea
– BaDBoY-ALbaniaRate it:
A firm faith in the universal providence of God is the solution of all earthly troubles.
– B. B. WarfieldRate it:
A first-rate Organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
– AristotleRate it:
A flea and a fly
– Ogden NashRate it:
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
– Jeanne-Marie RolandRate it:
A Food For Thought. You ought to do these four things as often as possible. Firstly, you've got to quest for/acquire whatever you need. Secondly, you ought to appreciate/­­enjoy your needs when you finally get/acquire them. Thirdly, you've got to share your needs that you've acquired already with someone else/people out there i.e. someone/people that you are better off or rather the less privileged around you/afar off. The last but never the least. Most importantly, you've got to acknowledge/appreciate/­­glorify the one (God almighty) who gave you the power/grace/life/privelege to quest for/eventually acquire every of your need. For, without him (God) you can't acquire any of your needs. Oh! Yes, you just heard me right as usual, no matter how clever/smart/intelligent/hardworking/academically qualified you may think that you are currently, without God you can't/won't even quest for your needs let alone acquiring them.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
– Katharine WhitehornRate it:
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
– Nicolas Boileau-DespréauxRate it:
A fool and his money are soon parted.
– Thomas TusserRate it:
A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
– African ProverbRate it:
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
– Minna AntrimRate it:
A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron LyttonRate it:
A fool friend always does something that the enemy wishes.
– Alireza Salehi NejadRate it:
A fool judges people by the presents they give him.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesman and philosophers and divines.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A foolish husband fears his wife; a prudent wife obeys her husband.
– ChineseRate it:
A foolish man in wealth and authority is like a weak-timbered house with a too-ponderous roof.
– R ChamberlainRate it:
A fool’s excuse is always bigger than the mistake he made.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A footman may swear; but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often: but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment?
– Jonathan SwiftRate it:
A Foreign Secretaryand this applies also to a prospective Foreign Secretaryis always faced with this cruel dilemma. Nothing he can say can do very much good, and almost anything he may say may do a great deal of harm. Anything he says that is not obvious is dangerous; whatever is not trite is risky. He is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.
– Harold MacmillanRate it:
A forest bird never wants a cage.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
A formula for answering controversial letters -- without even reading the letters Dear Sir (or Madame) You may be right.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is feed, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
– John GayRate it:
A free horse where there is no man on its saddle always looks more beautiful than a slave horse with a man on its saddle!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs...
– EpicurusRate it:
A free lunch is only found in mousetraps.
– John CapozziRate it:
A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
– Adlai Ewing StevensonRate it:
A free spirit takes liberties even with liberty itself.
– Francis PicabiaRate it:
A French proverb says ‘Wait until it is night before saying that it has been a fine day.’ To tell it more precise, wait till the clock strikes the midnight!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A Frenchman is self-assured because he regards himself personally both in mind and body as irresistibly attractive to men and women. An Englishman is self-assured as being a citizen of the best-organized state in the world and therefore, as an Englishman, always knows what he should do and knows that all he does as an Englishman is undoubtedly correct. An Italian is self-assured because he is excitable and easily forgets himself and other people. A Russian is self-assured just because he knows nothing and does not want to know anything, since he does not believe that anything can be known. The German's self-assurance is worst of all, stronger and more repulsive than any other, because he imagines that he knows the truth -- science -- which he himself has invented but which is for him the absolute truth.
– Leo TolstoyRate it:
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron LyttonRate it:
A friend drops their plans when you're in trouble, shares joy in your accomplishments, feels sad when you're in pain. A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice--but when you don't follow it, they still respect and love you.
– Doris Wild HelmeringRate it:
A friend in need is a friend indeed, but if he is really your friend then he should never be in need.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A friend in power is a friend lost.
– Henry AdamsRate it:
A friend is a friend who continues to love you and like you when you don't love him or like him any more.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A friend is a gift you give yourself.
– Robert Louis StephensonRate it:
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A friend is a present you give yourself.
– Robert Louis StevensonRate it:
A friend is a second self.
– AristotleRate it:
A friend is he who can feel you, adore you, understand you, and never leave you.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A friend is he who can feel your heart's beating and dance with it when it is joyful, cry with it when it is torn, and inspire when it is in need.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A friend is one to whom one can pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keeping what is worth keeping, and, with the breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
– Arab ProverbRate it:
A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
– Father Jerome CummingsRate it:
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
– Walter WinchellRate it:
A friend is somebody you want to be around when you feel like being by yourself.
– Barbara BurrowRate it:
A friend is someone who dances with you in the sunlight, And walks with you in the shadows.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and sings it back to you when you have forgotten how it goes.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is someone who knows you as you are, understands where you've been, accepts what you've become and still gently invites you to grow.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is someone who makes me feel totally acceptable.
– Ene RiisnaRate it:
A friend is someone who reaches for your hand but touches your heart.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is someone who sees through you and still enjoys the view.
– Wilma AskinasRate it:
A friend is someone who stays in when the rest of the world has gone out.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is someone who will help you move. A real friend is someone who will help you move a body.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend is someone, who upon seeing another friend in immense pain, would rather be the one experiencing the pain than to have to watch their friend suffer.
– Amanda GrierRate it:
A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
– Henry Van DykeRate it:
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
– Book of ProverbsRate it:
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
– Cyril ConnollyRate it:
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
A friend of mine once sent me a postcard with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, Wish you were here.
– Steven WrightRate it:
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
– Robert HallRate it:
A friend told me that each morning when we get up we have to decide whether we are going to save or savor the world. I don't think that is the decision. It's not an either or, save or savor. We have to do both, save and savor the world.
– Kate ClintonRate it:
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
– George AdeRate it:
A friend who visits you when you are suffering is your best friend.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A friend will know you better in the first minute they see you, than your acquaintance will in a thousand years.
– UnknownRate it:
A friend's bitter words seem to us more poisonous than a serpent's teeth.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
– Pam BrownRate it:
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
– John D. Rockefeller Jr.Rate it:
A full cup must be carried steadily.
– English ProverbRate it:
A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror -- and they last longer.
– David Lloyd GeorgeRate it:
A functioning police state needs no police.
– William S. BurroughsRate it:
A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
– E. M. ForsterRate it:
A garden is evidence of faith. It links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting.
– Gladys TaberRate it:
A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
– George HerbertRate it:
A gate to nature is a gate to heaven!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A gazelle runs faster than us; cockroaches are remarkably tolerant of radiation; every being has some superiority; in remembering this, be very humble!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
– HomerRate it:
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
– Homer, The IliadRate it:
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
– Robert Anson HeinleinRate it:
A generous person is a person who doesn't only give money, but also contributes his service to humanity.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A generous person is anyone who freely gives out anything tangible or intangible even more than it's necessary or expected of him or her. Are you generous at all? If YES then, do keep the fire burning. But if NO then, you've got to have a rethink and afterwards dare to be/remain generous. For, it really pays to be generous. You can take my words for it/that.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
– Thomas A. EdisonRate it:
A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind.
– William JamesRate it:
A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
– Pablo de SarasateRate it:
A gentle breeze, a rustle of leaves, it's times like this life pleases with ease.
– Aaron J. MunzerRate it:
A gentle word is never lost...It cheers the heart when sorrow-tossed, And lulls the cares that bruise it.
– HastingsRate it:
A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion but doesn't.
– UnknownRate it:
A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
– Fred AllenRate it:
A gentleman is not for his gender, A gentleman known by his good jester
– The Omani ShedRate it:
A gentleman is one who doesn't and can’t forgive himself for self-committed mistake even if others forget it and the self-criticism is a mark of his right attitude towards life.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
– Frederick DouglasRate it:
A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped.
– Alice ChildressRate it:
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
– Thomas FullerRate it:
A girl becomes a wife with her eyes wide open. She knows that those sweetest words, 'I take thee to be my wedded husband,' really mean, 'I promise thee to cook three meals a day for 60 years thee will I clean up after thee will I talk to even when thou art not listening thee will I worry about, cry over and take all manner of hurts from.'
– Alan Marshall BeckRate it:
A girl puts a little into a bikini but gets a lot out of it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think.
– Anita LoosRate it:
A glass of happiness fills whole body. (Un verre de bonheur - Remplit tout le corps)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
– John SeldenRate it:
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
– Bruce LeeRate it:
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
– Antoine de Saint-ExuperyRate it:
A God all mercy is a God unjust.
– Edward YoungRate it:
A God who is trying to convince people that He is a God is not a God! He is just a clown disguised as a God! No supreme power can be in need of convincing men!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A golden tomb is useful only for the thieves!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A golf course is the epitome of all that is transitory in the universe, a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible.
– Jean GiraudouxRate it:
A good book for an illiterate is a golden ring for a fingerless hand!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good book has no ending.
– R. D. CummingRate it:
A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good book is a true friend who never betrays.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
– Martin TupperRate it:
A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.
– John MiltonRate it:
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
– Oswald ChambersRate it:
A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.
– Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards!Rate it:
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
– SenecaRate it:
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A good conscience is a continual feast.
– Robert BurtonRate it:
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
A good deal happens in a man's life that he isn't responsible for. Fortunate openings occur but it is safe to remember that such 'breaks' are occurring all the time, and other things being equal, the advantage goes to the man who is ready.
– Lawrence DownsRate it:
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
– PlatoRate it:
A good deed never goes unpunished.
– Gore VidalRate it:
A good End cannot sanctifie evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
– William PennRate it:
A good example is far better than a good precept.
– Dwight L. MoodyRate it:
A good example is like a bell that calls many to church.
– Danish ProverbRate it:
A good excercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.
– John Andrew HolmesRate it:
A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.
– AnonymousRate it:
A good friend can shield you from the storm.
– Rhea OlsenRate it:
A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
– Arthur BrisbaneRate it:
A good friend is my nearest relation.
– Thomas FullerRate it:
A good friend of my son's is a son to me.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
– Gautama BuddhaRate it:
A good friend will fit you like ring to finger.
– Venezuelan ProverbRate it:
A good front is half the battle in love or war.
– Kim HubbardRate it:
A good garden may have some weeds.
– Thomas FullerRate it:
A good GI bill would increase the recruit pool.
– Barack ObamaRate it:
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
– Nelson MandelaRate it:
A good heart is a beautiful home where you can always find peace!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
a good heart never had luck
– Mammasse aissaRate it:
A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
– Emily BrontëRate it:
A good home must be made, not bought.
– Joyce MaynardRate it:
A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.
– Marilyn vos SavantRate it:
A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.
– SouthRate it:
A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A good intention clothes itself with power.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
– William Makepeace ThackerayRate it:
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
– John C. MaxwellRate it:
A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.
– Robert TownsendRate it:
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
– Arnold H. GlasgowRate it:
A good library at home is a giant empire inside the house.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good life is a series of joyful meetings and joyful moments.
– Francis BaconRate it:
A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
– Katharine WhitehornRate it:
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
– Katharine WhitehornRate it:
A good listener is usually thinking about something else.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
A good listener tries to understand thoroughly what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but before he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
– Kenneth A. WellsRate it:
A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
– Kenneth A. WellsRate it:
A good lover is a person who knows how to love deeply but never expects any in return.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains.
– Maxim GorkyRate it:
A good man can never be the enemy of someone; if he did, he ain't a good man!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good man does not spy around for the black spots in others, but presses unswervingly on towards his mark.
– Marcus Aelius AureliusRate it:
A good man may fall, but he falls like a ball [and rebounds]; the ignoble man falls like a lump of clay.
– BhartrihariRate it:
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the faade of his appearance.
– Jean Iris MurdochRate it:
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
– SallustRate it:
A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
– Brigham YoungRate it:
A good man?s intellect is piercing, yet inflicts no wound; his actions are deliberate, yet bold; his heart is warm, but never burns; his speech is eloquent, yet ever true.
– MaghaRate it:
A good manager doesn't try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you're the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong -- that's healthy.
– Robert TownsendRate it:
A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him.
– Lao-TzuRate it:
A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus.
– Herbert HooverRate it:
A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
– Ring LardnerRate it:
A good marriage is a game in which both players win.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
– Pearl BuckRate it:
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
– Clifton FadimanRate it:
A good model isn't just about being pretty or even beautiful, it's the ability to be a chameleon and change and adapt to the situation or setting of a photo shoot.
– Rose GoodhallRate it:
A good musician should say: We can live without air but not without music!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good name is better than riches.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one.
– Lord JefferyRate it:
A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
– Arthur MillerRate it:
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
– Arthur MillerRate it:
A good novel is an indivisible sum; every scene, sequence and passage of a good novel has to involve, contribute to and advance all three of its major attributes: theme, plot, characterization.
– Ayn Rand, The Romantic Manifesto p. 74 (pb 93)Rate it:
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A good novel tells you the truth about its hero but a bad novel tells you the truth about its author.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
– Leonardo da VinciRate it:
A good part -- and definitely the most fun part -- of being a feminist is about frightening men.
– Julie BurchillRate it:
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
– George S. PattonRate it:
A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
– George S. PattonRate it:
A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.
– George S. PattonRate it:
A good poem has rhyming but no ending; it continues to rhyme in our heart.”
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A good poet's made as well as born.
– Ben JonsonRate it:
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
– John Anthony CiardiRate it:
A good quotation is a very strong wind; it can change a man's direction!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good quote is a beautiful inspirational spring branch in the reader’s mind; it is a powerful propulsive force too, just like a wind! All men need winds!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good quote is like a handle of the bicycle which has the power to take you onto the beautiful path of life.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden.
– Mexican ProverbRate it:
A good rest is half the work.
– Yugoslav ProverbRate it:
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
– Nadine GordimerRate it:
A good son makes a good husband.
– American ProverbRate it:
A good storyteller is a person who has a good memory and hopes other people haven't.
– Irvin Shrewsbury CobbRate it:
A good teacher always refuses to have disciples! Let everyone goes his own way, in his own path instead of following others! If the direction is correct, there will be a meeting in the same place!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good teacher has a love of teaching. A great teacher has a love of learning.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
– Louis A. BermanRate it:
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
– Bruce LeeRate it:
A good thought is something that makes a person feel great before others whenever he speaks to them no matter whoever quoted it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you're in deep water.
– Sidney GoffRate it:
A good title is the title of a successful book.
– Raymond ChandlerRate it:
A good word is an easy obligation but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
– John TillotsonRate it:
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
– John TillotsonRate it:
A good writer is a magician; she unfolds the dark secrets of the mind.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A good writer is not necessarily a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender.
– Jim BishopRate it:
A good writer must be like the birds of a dark forest; you can’t see them, but you can hear their mysterious and wise voices!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A good writer sees the world, not through his own eyes, but through his reader's mind.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
– James BeardRate it:
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
– Gerald R. FordRate it:
A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
– James RestonRate it:
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
– Otto von BismarckRate it:
A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.
– Barry GoldwaterRate it:
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A government which is not liked by the artists is certainly a bad government, because artist sees very well what is behind the masks!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
– PindarRate it:
A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - from Live Without Principle
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
A grand passion is the privelege of people who have nothing to do.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian GrayRate it:
A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
– George MooreRate it:
A great beauty is a muse for the mind, a great mind a muse for the soul.
– Simon GillespieRate it:
A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.
– André MauroisRate it:
A great chessplayer is not a great man, for he leaves the world as he found it.
– William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of HatingRate it:
A great city is not something that should be judged by our elders... We should learn from our mistakes, not look back on them, we should use the knowledge that we have to move forward....
– Christopher gordonRate it:
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
– AristotleRate it:
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
– Charles De GaulleRate it:
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
– Saul BellowRate it:
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.
– Jawaherlal NehruRate it:
A great flame follows a little spark.
– Dante AlighieriRate it:
A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A great idea can change the world; but to change the universe, men need even much greater ideas!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A great leader fights with great adversity, suffers greatly, but courageously, and never forgets to help others and that is his ultimate duty.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A great leader never fears criticism and welcomes them with openness and love as if they are the beauty of the journey.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.
– Jules OrmontRate it:
A great majority of people have got really a good capacity and capability to forgive, but only and solely to own self and that too quite readily, rapidly, regularly and repeatedly
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A great man or woman is any man or woman who outperforms his or her counterparts in a particular field, sphere, dispensation or a given period of time i.e. extraordinariness or uncommonness is nothing but a sign of greatness. But, mind you nobody has ever become truly great by his or her own strenght, intelligence, wealth or hardwork. Yes! it takes only God's grace to achieve true greatness in anything in life (Psalms 75 : 6).
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues.
– Archibald CoxRate it:
A great many open minds should be closed for repairs.
– Toledo BladeRate it:
A great many people have come up to me and asked me how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated. My answer is 'Don't you wish you knew'
– Robert Charles BenchleyRate it:
A great many people mistake opinions for thoughts.
– Herbert V. ProchnowRate it:
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely re-arranging their prejudices.
– William JamesRate it:
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
– William JamesRate it:
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
– Edward R. MurrowRate it:
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
– Dave MeurerRate it:
A great meal can be deftly managed or thuggishly muscled, either way resulting in an original offering of scrumptiousness.
– Chase LeBlancRate it:
A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
– John Henry Cardinal NewmanRate it:
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
A great NOW will be a great WAS A bad NOW will always be a bad WAS, and all you can hope for is a Great GONNA BE
– Sid CeaserRate it:
A great obstacle to happiness is the expectation of too great a happiness.
– FontenelleRate it:
A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness.
– EuripidesRate it:
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
– Charles PeguyRate it:
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
– Walter GagehotRate it:
A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you.
– Joseph RickabyRate it:
A great quote remains great when we not only read it but also apply it to our daily life.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
A great step toward independence is a good humored stomach.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
A great writer is, so to speak, a second government in his country. And for that reason no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
– Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynRate it:
A groundless rumor often covers a lot of ground.
– AnonymousRate it:
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
– Russell Wayne BakerRate it:
A grownup is a child with layers on.
– Paxton BlairRate it:
A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance.
– Yiddish ProverbRate it:
A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year.
– Polish ProverbRate it:
A guidance counselor who has made a fetish of security, or who has unwittingly surrendered his thinking to economic determinism, may steer a youth away from his dream of becoming a poet, an artist, a musician or any other of thousands of things, because it offers no security, it does not pay well, there are no vacancies, it has no future.
– Henry M. WristonRate it:
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
– AnonymousRate it:
A Haiku is just like a normal American poem except that it doesn't rhyme and it's totally stupid.
– Trey and Matt Stone ParkerRate it:
A hair divides what is false and true.
– Omar KhayyamRate it:
A hair on the head is worth two on the brush.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.
– JuvenalRate it:
A hairy person is sexy.
– Japanese Proverbs: Wit and WisdomRate it:
A half-truth is a whole lie.
– Jewish ProverbRate it:
A hand with a sword is a dirty hand; a man with a gun is a coward man.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
– Dutch ProverbRate it:
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
– Robertson DaviesRate it:
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
– ColetteRate it:
A happy home is one in which each spouse grants the possibility that the other may be right, though neither believes it.
– Don FraserRate it:
A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind.
– CiceroRate it:
A happy man is one who wants what he has. An unhappy man gets what he wants but never stops wanting.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A happy mind is also a beautiful, universal mind.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
– Hugh DownsRate it:
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
– John HeywoodRate it:
A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment.
– American ProverbRate it:
A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.
– P. J. O'RourkeRate it:
A healthy family is sacred territory.
– UnknownRate it:
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
– John UpdikeRate it:
A healthy mind in a healthy body.
– JuvenalRate it:
A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
– Richard SteeleRate it:
A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
– Jean de La BruyèreRate it:
A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
– Turkish ProverbRate it:
A heart makes a good home for the friend.
– Yunus EmreRate it:
A heart needs only its own voice to do what is right.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
A heart of stone is a sculpture? (Un cœur de pierre - Est une sculpture ?)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A heart that loves is always young.
– Greek ProverbRate it:
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
– German ProverbRate it:
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.
– Eric HofferRate it:
A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes.
– Gotthold Ephraim LessingRate it:
A hero is an ordinary person who performs an ordinary task In an extraordinary situation.
– UnknownRate it:
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A hero is not the person who fights with his enemy but who turns his enemy into his friend.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A heroic figure... not wholly to blame for the religion that's been foisted on him.
– Ezra PoundRate it:
A hidden spark of the dream sleeps in the forest and waits in the celestial spheres of the brain.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.
– Pietro AretinoRate it:
A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
– Tennessee WilliamsRate it:
A hit, a very palpable hit.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.
– Phyllis McginleyRate it:
A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
A home without a mother is a desert.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A home without books is a body without soul.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.
– Austin O'MalleyRate it:
A hopeful life is more probable to be helpful/fruitful/successful. Whereas, a hopeless life is most definite to be helpless/unfruitful/unsuccessful. Therefore, for life be hopeful and never hopeless, even if/when it seems there is not a hope at all.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A horrible night might be hidden in a beautiful morning!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A horse a horse my kingdom for a horse
– William ShakespeareRate it:
A horse is a horse,it ain´t make a difference what color it is
– John WayneRate it:
A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!
– William Shakespeare, "King Richard III", Act 5 scene 4Rate it:
A Hospital is no place to be sick.
– Samuel GoldwynRate it:
A hotel isn't like a home, but it's better than being a house guest.
– William FeatherRate it:
A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
A house without a cat, and a well-fed, well-petted, and properly revered cat, may be a perfect house, perhaps, but how can it prove its title --from The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson
– Mark TwainRate it:
A house without security cannot be a home!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerality of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.
– Vaclav HavelRate it:
A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.
– Václav HavelRate it:
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
– Norman CousinsRate it:
A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A human being is a deciding being.
– Viktor FranklRate it:
A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.
– Eileen CaddyRate it:
A human being is always incomplete, if she/he does not respect animal rights as much as human rights. You can often judge a good and a bad human by his/her attitude, respect and treatment towards animals.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A human being is an animal suspended in webs of significance which he himself has spun.
– Clifford Geertz, "Cultural Anthropology" by NandaRate it:
A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
– Barbra StreisandRate it:
A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
– Dorothy L. SayersRate it:
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, cone a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A Human Thought is an actual Existence, and a Force and Power, capable of acting upon and controlling matter as well as mind.
– Albert PikeRate it:
A humorist is a fellow who realizes, first, that he is no better than anybody else, and, second, that nobody else is either.
– Homer McLinRate it:
A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.
– Don HeroldRate it:
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
– Frank CapraRate it:
A hundred long leagues is no distance for him who would quench the thirst of covetousness; but a contented mind has no solicitude for grasping wealth.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A hundred objective measurements didn't sum the worth of a garden only the delight of its users did that. Only the use made it mean something.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
– Wyndham LewisRate it:
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have received and am still receiving.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible - indeed, inevitable - the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody.
– Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970Rate it:
A hundred years for now? All new people.
– Anne LamottRate it:
A husband is always a sensible man; he never thinks of marrying.
– Alexandre DumasRate it:
A husband is the chief ornament of a wife, though she have no other ornament; but, though adorned, without a husband she has no ornaments.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
– Helen RowlandRate it:
A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home.
– James ThurberRate it:
A hypocrite is a person who--but who isn't
– Don MarquisRate it:
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
– Sam RayburnRate it:
A Japanese proverb says fall seven times, stand up eight. We can also say this: Hate zero times, love infinitely!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
– Philip RothRate it:
A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
– Philip RothRate it:
A job is what we do for money work is what we do for love.
– Marysarah QuinnRate it:
A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
– Otto von BismarckRate it:
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
– ConfuciusRate it:
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
– Lao TzuRate it:
A journey to the unknown shores needs a port, a ship, a wind; but more important than all of them: Courage; courage to leave the known for the unknown!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A joyful mind will never live in isolation.
– Bbira JohnsonRate it:
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.
– Georges BatailleRate it:
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawer.
– Robert FrostRate it:
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
– Robert FrostRate it:
A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every talent which a man can be possessed of. It heightens all the virtues which it accompanies; like the shades of paintings, it raises and rounds every figure, and makes the colours more beautiful, though not so glowing as they would be without it.
– AddisonRate it:
A kind
Of excellent dumb discourse.

– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 3Rate it:
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
A kind word is like a spring day.
– Russian ProverbRate it:
A King (as such) is not a great man. He has great power, but it is not his own.
– William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of HatingRate it:
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
– John SeldenRate it:
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
– Marlene DietrichRate it:
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know.
– MistinguettRate it:
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
– Ingrid BergmanRate it:
A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous.
– Ingrid BergmenRate it:
A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
– Cyrano Savinien de BergeracRate it:
A kiss is the morning dew which stand up. (Un baiser, c'est la rosée - Du matin qui s'est levé)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
– Rupert BrookeRate it:
A kiss on one cheek makes her blush both cheeks. (Un bisou sur une joue Fait rougir les deux joues)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A kiss To a young girl, faith to a married woman, hope to an old maid, charity.
– V. P. SkipperRate it:
A kiss to Mother Earth for carrying me all these years.
– Eddy ReyesRate it:
A kiss to Mother Earth for carrying me all these years.
– Eddy M ReyesRate it:
A kiss, is the physical transgression of the mental connection which has already taken place.
– Tanielle NausRate it:
A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he can't help himself.
– Henry MorganRate it:
A knave; a rascal; an eater of broken meats; a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking knave, a whoreson, glass-gazing, super-serviceable finical rogue; one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be a bawd, in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mongrel bitch: one whom I will beat into clamorous whining, if thou deniest the least syllable of thy addition.
– Earl of Kent, _The_Tragedy_of_King_Lear_Rate it:
A lack of clarity could put the brakes on any journey to success."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
A lack of clarity is food for failure."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. 'You know a cow was murdered for that jacket' she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, 'I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too.'
– Jake JohansonRate it:
A lady is a woman who makes it easy for a man to be a gentleman.
– American ProverbRate it:
A lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally.
– Lillian DayRate it:
A language is a dialect with an army and a navy.
– Max WeinreichRate it:
A Lapador is a Labrador Retriever who believes he (or she) is a lap dog.
– T.R. ThrestonRate it:
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
– Jane AustenRate it:
A large income will not give you happiness, but a blissful heart will.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners.
– Seneca the YoungerRate it:
A large part of virtue consists in good habits.
– William PaleyRate it:
A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
– G.K. ChestertonRate it:
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
– Laurence SterneRate it:
A Latin phrase says: De mortuis nil nisi bonum, Speak no ill of the dead. But it is better to say this way: Speak the truth of the living and speak the truth of the dead!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A laugh is a smile that bursts.
– Mary H. WaldripRate it:
A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
– Chaim WeizmannRate it:
A lawful kiss is never worth a stolen one.
– MaupassantRate it:
A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.
– Jean KerrRate it:
A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.
– Benjamin H. BrewsterRate it:
A lawyer starts life giving 500 worth of law for 5 and ends giving 5 worth for 500.
– Benjamin H. BrewsterRate it:
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
– Cyril ConnollyRate it:
A leader creates a new way to success for followers and inspires them to follow him toward the ultimate purpose.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A leader first tries to listen, then tries to understand, then creates a common vision, and then together takes action for the realization.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A leader has the right to be beaten, but never the right to be surprised.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
A leader is a dealer in hope.
– Napolean BonaparteRate it:
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
– Lao TzuRate it:
A leader is firm enough to be responsive to changes.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A leader is one who does not care about his rank and role but remains always responsive to lead, shoulder responsibility, and achieve the goal in such a way that everyone, in and outside the team, respects him for touching their revered souls.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
– John UpdikeRate it:
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.
– Robert ReichRate it:
A leader must be constantly aware of the power of his words .... and his silences.
– Simon MacDonaldRate it:
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
– Jawaharlal NehruRate it:
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but ought to be.
– Rosalynn CarterRate it:
A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
– Golda MeirRate it:
A leader whose speech is prepared by others is not a leader; he is just an empty and stupid bottle! Use your own ideas and your own brain; write your own speech, just like Gandhi, Churchill or Nehru! That is indeed a good ethics and a good honour!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A leader without a vision is just a letter without a stamp; it can never reach his destination.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A leader without vision is a stamped letter without address; it can never reach its destination.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.
– Frank A. ClarkRate it:
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked
– Anaïs NinRate it:
A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit.
– German proverbRate it:
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance.
– George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, 1903Rate it:
A learned woman is a lost woman.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other... until death do them join.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
– Miles DavisRate it:
A letter to the Beloved, is like Ink kissing Paper. (Une lettre à l'aimée, c'est L'encre embrassant le papier)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
– William ShenstoneRate it:
A liar should have a good memory.
– QuintilianRate it:
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
– AesopRate it:
A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
– A Bartlett GiamattiRate it:
A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.
– Thomas WolfeRate it:
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
– Leonard BernsteinRate it:
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
– Robert FrostRate it:
A liberal is a man who is right most of the time, but he's right too soon.
– Gregory NunnRate it:
A liberal is a man who leaves a room when the fight begins.
– Heywood BrounRate it:
A liberal is a man who leaves the room when the fight begins.
– Heywood BrounRate it:
A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake at the moment.
– Willis PlayerRate it:
A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money.
– G. Gordon LiddyRate it:
A Libertarian Movement slogan
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A library implies an act of faith.
– Victor HugoRate it:
A library is an arsenal of liberty.
– UnknownRate it:
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas-a place where history comes to life.
– Norman CousinsRate it:
A Librettist is a mere drudge in the world of opera.
– Robertson DaviesRate it:
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth.
– Cuban ProverbRate it:
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
– LeninRate it:
A lie told often enough becomes truth.
– LeninRate it:
A lie travels farther than the truth.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on.
– Charles Haddon SpurgeonRate it:
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
– Alfred AlderRate it:
A life by choice is one that is filled with love, happiness, and an appreciation of each day."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
– Jackie RobinsonRate it:
A life lived in chaos is an impossibility...
– Madeleine L'EngleRate it:
A life lived only for oneself - is a less lived life.
– Chase LeBlancRate it:
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two different things.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age.
– CiceroRate it:
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
– Edward Bulwer-LyttonRate it:
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
– Rita Mae BrownRate it:
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
– George Jean NathanRate it:
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
– UnknownRate it:
A life that is defended by excuses has become comfortable in defeat, it has settled for mediocrity and is destined for failure.
– Oscar Bonga NomveteRate it:
A life which did not touch the life of others is a wasted life!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-latern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A life without trouble and tragedy is boring and not a plot for comedy.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong.
– UnknownRate it:
A lifetime of happiness No man alive could bear it it would be hell on earth.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A light heart lives long.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.
– AristotleRate it:
A lion or a tiger does not need bodyguards; only the weak and the coward need warriors to protect him! A king needs an army and soldiers, because he is weak and powerless. Wherever you see someone protected; there, you will see either the weak or the coward! Strong fist does not require defenders! Shining sword is not in need of protection!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A little and a little, collected together, become a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop makes an inundation.
– SaadiRate it:
A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
– SaadiRate it:
A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.
– Dorothy ParkerRate it:
A little boy came home and told his mother he had gotten first prize in an examination. The question had been How many legs does a horse have He had answered, Three. When his mother asked how he had gotten the first prize, he replied that all the other children had said, Two.
– Richard KehlRate it:
A little caring, a little love, and a little kindness can give you joy and bring enduring happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
– Elizabeth GaskellRate it:
A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul.
– Dwight Lyman MoodyRate it:
A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is myself.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, "Meditations", book 2.Rate it:
A little girl can be sweeter (and badder) oftener than anyone else in the world. She can jitter around, and stomp, and make funny noises that frazzle your nerves, yet just when you open your mouth she stands there demure with that special look in her eyes. A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot.
– Alan Marshall BeckRate it:
A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
– P. J. O'RourkeRate it:
A little grit in the eye destroyeth the sight of the very heavens, and a little malice or envy a world of joys. One wry principle in the mind is of infinite consequence.
– Thomas TraherneRate it:
A little happy house is the strongest castle in this whole universe!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A little in one's own pocket is better than much in another man's purse.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
– Hector Hugh MunroRate it:
A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind.
– Richard DehmelRate it:
A little knowledge may or may not be a dangerous thing. It will certainly soon be more expensive.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
– Bob EdwardsRate it:
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
– Bob EdwardsRate it:
A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.
– Alexander Pope, An essay on CriticismRate it:
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
– W. E. B. Du BoisRate it:
A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
– Emily DickinsonRate it:
A little madness shows the way to happiness. A little kindness can heal the sadness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
– Donald TrumpRate it:
A little more than kin, and less than kind.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.
– Roald DahlRate it:
A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation.
– Isaiah IX.22 BibleRate it:
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth man's minds about to religion.
– Francis BaconRate it:
A little pot boils easily.
– Dutch ProverbRate it:
A little rebellion now and then...is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
– Thomas Jefferson, Letter to James Madison, 1787Rate it:
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
A little spoon for a cup of soup teaches to be patient; and the big one, to be greedy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A little tact and wise management may often evade resistance, and carry a point, where direct force might be in vain.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A little weeping, a little wheedling, a little self-degradation, a little careful use of our advantages, and then some man will say .Come, be my wife! With good looks and youth marriage is easy to attain. There are men enough; but a woman who has sold herself, even for a ring and a new name, need hold her skirt aside for no creature in the street. They both earn their bread in one way. Marriage for love is the most beautiful external symbol of the union of souls; marriage without it is the least clean traffic that defiles the world.
– Olive SchreinerRate it:
A little wonton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse.
– Sir Thomas More, WorksRate it:
A lively blockhead in company is a public benefit. Silence or dulness by the side of folly looks like wisdom.
– HazlittRate it:
A lively, disinterested, persistent looking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt.
– Henri Frdric AmielRate it:
A locked big door always kneels down in front of its little key! Every giant has a weak side!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A lonely Autumn leaf on the road by sticking to another one becomes more resistant to harsh winds. Unity is the midwife of security!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.
– Quoted by Benjamin Franklin, Pearls of Wisdom, by Jerome Agel and Walter D. GlanzeRate it:
A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.
– Ferdinand FochRate it:
A lot of advertisers lined up to throw money at this stuff because they were caught up in the hysteria about the Web. But now they want to know how you make money selling a 1.59 bottle of dish detergent on the World Wide Web.
– Karen BurkaRate it:
A lot of children know absolutely nothing about guns other than what they see on T.V., and those are the wrong things.
– Marion HammerRate it:
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.
– Fats DominoRate it:
A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A lot of guys make mistakes, I guess, but every one we make, a whole stack of chips goes with it. We make a mistake, and some guy don't walk away - forevermore, he don't walk away
– John WayneRate it:
A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle or something somewhere on my body. That's okay
– Robert Downey Jr.Rate it:
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
– Carl ReinerRate it:
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
– Doug LarsonRate it:
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more. Nobody is going to win a 5,000 meter race after running an easy 2 miles. Not with me. If I lose forcing the pace all the way, well, at least I can live with myself.
– Steve PrefontaineRate it:
A lot of people say to me, Why did you kill Christ? I dunno... it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know. We killed him because he didn't want to become a doctor, that's why we killed him.
– Lenny BruceRate it:
A loud voice cannot compete with a clear voice, even if it's a whisper.
– Barry Neil KaufmanRate it:
A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril but the new view must come, the world must roll forward.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward.
– Sir Winston Churchill, speech in the House of Commons, November 29, 1944Rate it:
A love that can last forever takes but a second to come about.
– Cuban ProverbRate it:
A loving heart is always young.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A loving heart is the source of all happiness, all joy and all bliss.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A loving heart is the source of all happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
– Charles DickensRate it:
A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.
– Ken KeysRate it:
A loving wife will do anything for her husband except stop criticizing him and trying to improve him.
– J.B. PriestleyRate it:
A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.
– Dan QuayleRate it:
A mad who knows that he is mad is not fully mad!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A magician pulls rabbits out of hats. An experimental psychologist pulls habits out of rats.
– AnonymousRate it:
A man actually has two Gods. The one, created him and the other, he created. Nature is not the first God but the first God exists in and as a part of the nature; a man with the help his reason creates a God against the forces of nature that are perceived to be as threat, hence the second God. The second God is the property of an individual mind that created it. A child has no reason and hence it has no second God; but it has the first God not yet known to it because the fear is not felt by the child! The first God is felt and known due to the fear ingrained in the instinct and the second God is the surrender and prayer brought out by the reason!
– Thiruman ArchunanRate it:
A man always blames the woman who fooled him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
A man always has two reasons for doing anything -- a good reason and the real reason.
– J. P. MorganRate it:
A man always has two reasons for what he doesa good one, and the real one.
– J. P. MorganRate it:
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
A man being wealthy doesn't necessarily mean he is successful. However, ALL successful men are wealthy!
– Jay AbionaRate it:
A man builds a fine house and now he has a master, and a task for life he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude: Works and Days, 1870Rate it:
A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
– HerodotusRate it:
A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.
– Vince LombardiRate it:
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
A man can be saved and not believe in the Doctrines of Grace...but he must be a very proud man. Unknown-but if you know who said it, please tell me You're born. You suffer. You die. Fortunately, there's a loophole.
– William Franklin Billy GrahamRate it:
A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.
– Norman DouglasRate it:
A man can define many things beautifully in his life, but his character is one beautiful thing that can define him instantly and completely.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
– Leon Battista AlbertiRate it:
A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
– John BurroughsRate it:
A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.
– John BurroughsRate it:
A man can go on without wealth, and even without purpose, for a while. But he will not go on without hope.
– C. Neil StraitRate it:
A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self-knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp.
– Joan RiversRate it:
A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
– Charles SchwabRate it:
A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills WildeRate it:
A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
A man cannot do good before he is made good.
– Martin LutherRate it:
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
A man cannot possess anything that is better than a good wife, or anything that is worse than a bad one.
– SimonidesRate it:
A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus can he persuade others, as well as himself, that he is a worthy target for the arrows of fate.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
– Alec WaughRate it:
A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
– Alec WaughRate it:
A man dies when hope flies.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age he dies of being a man.
– Miguel de UnamunoRate it:
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A man does not sin by commission only, but often by omission.
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nineRate it:
A man does not sin by commission only, but often by ommission.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, "Meditations", book 9.Rate it:
A man does what he must-in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures-and that is the basis of all human morality.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
– Gene RoddenberryRate it:
A man eminent in learning has not even a little virtue if he fears to practise it. What precious things can be shown to a blind man when he holds a lamp in his hand?
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.
– Woodrow WyattRate it:
A man gains no possession better than a good woman, nothing more horrible than a bad one.
– SimonidesRate it:
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
– Alexander SmithRate it:
A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing.
– John Pierpoint MorganRate it:
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
– D. Elton TruebloodRate it:
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
– AnonymousRate it:
A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction.
– Mae WestRate it:
A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes.
– Clare Boothe LuceRate it:
A man has to have a code, a way of life to live by.
– John Wayne, the book "My Life With the Duke"Rate it:
A man having no ambition in life is a ship having no rudder in the sea.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man in all the world's new fashion planted, That hath a mint of phrases in his brain.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he is finished.
– Zsa Zsa GaborRate it:
A man is a little soul carrying around a courpse.
– Marcus Aelius AureliusRate it:
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
– Bob DylanRate it:
A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.
– Joseph ConradRate it:
A man is accepted into church for what he believes--and turned out for what he knows.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
– Brendan FrancisRate it:
A man is as old as he feels himself to be.
– English ProverbRate it:
a man is but a mere piece of meat marinated by the juices of his successes
– anthony mojarroRate it:
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
– Mahatma GandhiRate it:
A man is getting along on the road to wisdom when he begins to realize that his opinion is just an opinion.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
– Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynRate it:
A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
– Paul ValeryRate it:
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
– SaadiRate it:
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.
– Russian ProverbRate it:
A man is known by the company he avoids.
– AnonymousRate it:
A man is known by the company he keeps, but a woman by the man who keeps her.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
– Leo TolstoyRate it:
A man is measured by the quantity of what he produces, never the quality of his dreams.
– Martin Tobias LithnerRate it:
A man is measured by the size of things that anger him.
– Geof GreenleafRate it:
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
– George SantayanaRate it:
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man --the one he used to be.
– Cesare PaveseRate it:
A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on.
– Joe E. LewisRate it:
A man is not a man until he leaves his home or has a house of his own.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man is not finished when he's defeated he's finished when he quits.
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
– Victor HugoRate it:
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labour and there is invisible labour.
– Victor HugoRate it:
A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
– Jean RostandRate it:
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
– John BarrymoreRate it:
A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A man is not what he thinks he is, but what he thinks, he is.
– Max R. HickersonRate it:
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
– Latin ProverbRate it:
A man is related to all nature.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
A man is so in the way in the house.
– Elizabeth GaskellRate it:
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else.
– Andre MalrauxRate it:
A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.
– H. MathewsRate it:
A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A man is what he is, not what men say he is. His character no man can touch. His character is what he is before his God and his Judge; and only he himself can damage that. His reputations what men say he is. That can be damaged; but reputation is for time, character is for eternity
– John Ballantine GoughRate it:
A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance. Observe how the greatest minds yield in some degree to the superstitions of their age.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
– Gabriel García MárquezRate it:
a man life is from womb to tomb,so be good and good to people and be be happy untill you live on earth
– anumolu suryanarayanaRate it:
A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to comprehend his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
– Israel ZangwillRate it:
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books.
– Franois Maurice MitterrandRate it:
A man makes his reputation not by what he writes, but by what others write about him.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A man may be a heretic in the truth; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determines, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy.
– John MiltonRate it:
A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
– Thomas BrowneRate it:
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can't sit on it.
– William Ralph IngeRate it:
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
– Isaac NewtonRate it:
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
– AristophenesRate it:
A man may well bring a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink.
– John HeywoodRate it:
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
– John C. MaxwellRate it:
A man must first care for his own household before he can be of use to the state. But no matter how well he cares for his household, he is not a good citizen unless he also takes thought of the state. In the same way, a great nation must think of its own internal affairs; and yet it cannot substantiate its claim to be a great nation unless it also thinks of its position in the world at large.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.
– Anne Louise Germaine de StaëlRate it:
A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even ... without any hope of doing it well.
– Oliver HerfordRate it:
A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.
– Sacha GuitryRate it:
A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.
– William FeatherRate it:
A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
– Havelock EllisRate it:
A man must properly pay the fiddler. In my case it so happened that a whole symphony orchestra had to be subsidized.
– John BarrymoreRate it:
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be led by the nose.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
– Knights of PythagorasRate it:
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. 'I reckon,' he asid, with a twinkle in his eye, 'It's because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.'
– Dorothea KentRate it:
A man of a right spirit is not a man of narrow and private views, but is greatly interested and concerned for the good of the community to which he belongs, and particularly of the city or village in which he resides, and for the true welfare of the society of which he is a member.
– Johathan EdwardsRate it:
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
– Sir James GloverRate it:
A man of courage flees forward in the midst of new things.
– Jacques MaritainRate it:
A man of feeble character resembles a reed that bends with every gust of wind.
– MaghaRate it:
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
– Ezra PoundRate it:
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
– James JoyceRate it:
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
– James JoyceRate it:
A man of good will with a little effort and belief in his own powers can enjoy a deep, tranquil, rich life -- provided he go his own way. He need not and should not think of making a good living, but rather of creating a good life for himself. To live one's own life is still the best way of life, always was, and always will be.
– Henry MillerRate it:
A man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
– Sir Walter BesantRate it:
A man of limited desire will always have less or perhaps nothing to worry and sensibly no fear of losing anything or everything in life.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A man of little learning deems that little a great deal; a frog, never having seen the ocean, considers its well a great sea.
– Burmese ProverbRate it:
A man of quick and active wit For drudgery is more unfit, Compared to those of duller parts, Than running nags are to draw carts.
– ButlerRate it:
A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
– Jean de La BruyèreRate it:
A man of understanding has lost nothing, if he has himself.
– Michel de MontaigneRate it:
A man one year elder to you is one cunning year elder to you.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man ought not to return evil for evil, as many think, since at no time ought we to do an injury to our neighbour.*
– PlatoRate it:
A man ought to be able to be fond of his wife without making a fool of himself about her.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A man ought to do what he thinks is right
– John WayneRate it:
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
– Michelangelo BuonarrotiRate it:
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
– Sir Thomas MoreRate it:
A man running for office puts me in mind of a dog that's lost--he smells everybody he meets, and wags himself all over.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
A man said to the universe 'Sir, I exist' 'However,' replied the universe. 'The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation.'
– Stephen CraneRate it:
A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!"
"However," replied the Universe,
"the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

– Stephen CraneRate it:
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to need, and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity.
– Yiddish ProverbRate it:
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
A man should never despise himself, for brilliant success never attends on the man who is contemned by himself.
– MahabharataRate it:
A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
A man should not keep company with one whose character, family, and abode are unknown.
– PanchatantraRate it:
A man should not leave this earth with unfinished business. He should live each day as if it was a pre-flight check. He should ask each morning, am I prepared to lift-off
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:
A man should not leave this earth with unfinished business. He should live each day as if it was a pre-flight check. He should ask each morning, am I prepared to lift-off?
– Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, All is Vanity, 1991Rate it:
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
– James AllenRate it:
A man starts growing old when his wishes turn into regrets.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
– Lady Mary Wortley MontaguRate it:
A man that should call everything by its right name, would hardly pass the streets without being knocked down as a common enemy.
– Lord HalifaxRate it:
A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
– Herman MelvilleRate it:
A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.
– Charles M. SchwabRate it:
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
– Danish proverbRate it:
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
– George MooreRate it:
A man wants to see a woman as an angel of imagination, but a woman wants to prove that she is a person.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
– Sren Aaby KierkegaardRate it:
A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement.
– Anna QuindlenRate it:
A man who calls bullshit fertilizer.
– Frank DaneRate it:
A man who can be happy with the crumbs of light in the dark corridors of life infinitely deserves the brightest Sun!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.
– Charles DickensRate it:
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
– Charles Robert DarwinRate it:
A man who does not endeavour to seem more than he is will generally be thought nothing of. We habitually make such large deductions for pretence and imposture that no real merit will stand against them. It is necessary to set off our good qualities with a certain air of plausibility and self-importance, as some attention to fashion is necessary.
– HazlittRate it:
A man who does not know foreign language is ignorant of his own.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
– ConfuciusRate it:
A man who doesn't trust himself can never truly trust anyone else.
– Cardinal de RetzRate it:
A man who enjoys responsibility usually gets it. A man who merely likes exercising authority usually loses it.
– Malcolm Stevenson ForbesRate it:
A man who evades his own conscience is a dupe.
– Thiruman ArchunanRate it:
A man who gets up very early creates a new day within the same day!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
– Richard WhatelyRate it:
A man who has built a world empire with only ideas and with love, not with swords and with archers, is the greatest amongst all the men!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man who has learnt little grows old like an ox: his flesh grows, but his knowledge does not grow.
– The DhammapadaRate it:
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
– Christopher MorleyRate it:
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.
– JuvenalRate it:
A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.
– Paul ValeryRate it:
A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited.
– Osho, The art of DyingRate it:
A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs.
– Clifton FadimanRate it:
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
– Clive Staples LewisRate it:
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
A man who lacks reason cheats himself repeatedly.
– Thiruman ArchunanRate it:
A man who lives everywhere lives nowhere.
– Marcus Valerius MartialisRate it:
A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
– Phillips BrooksRate it:
A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.
– Archibald MacLeishRate it:
A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.
– Chinua AchebeRate it:
A man who never lies must have green blood in his veins, or blue or yellow, but definitely not red!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.
– Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud HighwayRate it:
A man who relentlessly perspires to do excellence evidently inspires many with his intelligence and elegance.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A man who relentlessly perspires to do excellence evidently inspires many with his intelligence and elegance.”
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.
– Bertolt BrechtRate it:
A man who sits under a tree and dreams makes more journey than a man who goes around the world without dreaming!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man who smiles when he falls gives the Devil a good slap!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
– Bertolt BrechtRate it:
A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.
– Charles M. SchwabRate it:
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.
– Georges ClémenceauRate it:
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but hes not a man of action. It is as if a tennis player before returning a ball stopped to think about his views of the physical and mental advantages of tennis. You must act as you breathe.
– Georges ClémenceauRate it:
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
– Max LucadoRate it:
A man who wants to train your brain should come in out of the rain.
– Volodymyr KnyrRate it:
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
– Martin Luther King Jr.Rate it:
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
A man who works beyond the surface of things, though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth.
– Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Inquiry Into The Origins Of The Sublime And Beatiful.Rate it:
A man who works beyond the surface of things,though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth.
– Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Sublime and BeautifulRate it:
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
– Lucius AcciusRate it:
A man whose reasoning is myopic can not claim to have conceived of a great idea
– Lot ChakonzaRate it:
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
A man with a great curiosity will never get bored even if he lives millions years!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man with a half volition goes backwards and forwards, and makes no way on the smoothest road a man with a whole volition advances on the roughest, and will reach his purpose, if there be even a little worthiness in it. The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life and having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
A man with a new idea is a crank -- until the idea succeeds.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A man with a talent does what is expected of him, makes his way, constructs, is an engineer, a composer, a builder of bridges. It's the natural order of things that he construct objects outside himself and his family. The woman who does so is aberrant. We have to expiate for this cursed talent someone handed out to us, by mistake, in the black mystery of genetics.
– May SartonRate it:
A man with a warm heart is no different than a warm house in the middle of a bitter winter!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive. Having been alive, it won't be so hard in the end to lie down and rest.
– Pearl BaileyRate it:
A man without courage is a boat in a frozen lake! Get rid of your fears!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man without happiness is neither good nor well.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man.
– Timothy LearyRate it:
A man without trust is a man without life.
– Robert Jordan, The Wheel of TimeRate it:
A man's as old as he's feeling, A woman as old as she looks.
– Mortimer CollinsRate it:
A man's best friends are his ten fingers.
– Robert CollyerRate it:
A man's character is his fate.
– HeraclitusRate it:
A man's character is his guardian divinity.
– HeraclitusRate it:
A man's confidence only pays when everything else just stays aways in his life.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.
– Helen RowlandRate it:
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
– Zadok RabinwitzRate it:
A man's dying is more the survivors' affair than his own.
– Thomas MannRate it:
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
– James JoyceRate it:
A man's errors are what make him amiable.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A man's experienced palm makes any lady calm.
– Volodymyr KnyrRate it:
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
– George SantayanaRate it:
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.
– English ProverbRate it:
A man's got to do what a man's got to do
– John WayneRate it:
A man's greatness is neither determined by having great dreams nor by his determination to realize them; but by his contribution - however small may be - to the progression of the humanity, without forgetting other creatures as well!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A man's high success requires a key; but his happiness needs personality to be low-key
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A man's home is his wife's castle.
– Alexander ChaseRate it:
A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.
– Clare Boothe LuceRate it:
A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
– AristophanesRate it:
A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.
– Finley Peter DunneRate it:
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed -- I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
– Georges ClémenceauRate it:
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed --I well know. For it is a sign that he has tried to surpass himself.
– Georges ClemenceauRate it:
A man's memory may almost become the art of continually varying and misrepresenting his past, according to his interest in the present.
– George SantayanaRate it:
A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
– Rudyard KiplingRate it:
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
– William FaulknerRate it:
A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.
– Joseph ConradRate it:
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
– Alexander SmithRate it:
A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck.
– Adam Clayton Jr. PowellRate it:
A man's ruin lies in his tongue.
– Egyptian ProverbRate it:
A man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
– Thomas HardyRate it:
A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.
– P. G. WodehouseRate it:
A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world.
– MohammadRate it:
A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
A man's wife has more power over him than the state has.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A man's women folk, whatever their outward show of respect for his merit and authority, always regard him secretly as an ass, and with something akin to pity. His most gaudy sayings and doings seldom deceive them they see the actual man within, and know him for a shallow and pathetic fellow. In this fact, perhaps, lies one of the best proofs of feminine intelligence, or, as the common phrase makes it, feminine intuition.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
A man's work is his dilemma his job is his bondage, but it also gives him a fair share of his identity and keeps him from being a bystander in somebody else's world.
– Melvin MaddocksRate it:
A man's worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
– Percy Bysshe ShelleyRate it:
A man, to be greatly good, must magine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and in many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
– Percy Bysshe ShelleyRate it:
A manager is an assistant to his men.
– Thomas J. WatsonRate it:
A mans life is interesting primarily when he has failedI well know. For its a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
– Georges ClémenceauRate it:
A man’s appearance shows how much he is earning and his wife’s appearance shows how much he is spending.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man’s character may be judged by how he gives you response to the same question asked by you the third time.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A man’s present can sometimes be judged by his past.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A marching army first crushes the flowers before the enemy; but even before this, it crushes its own conscience! Conscience and killing cannot be together.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A market is the combined behavior of thousands of people responding to information, misinformation and whim.
– Kenneth ChangRate it:
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.
– Terry Pratchett, The Fifth ElephantRate it:
A marriage is the official licence to exploit the labour of wedded husband.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
– André MauroisRate it:
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
– Charles De TalleyrandRate it:
A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
– Alfréd RényiRate it:
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
– Mary Kay AshRate it:
A melhor maneira de melhorar a si mesmo é estar na companhia dos melhores que são melhores do que você. você não deve se sentir intimidado pelas pessoas que sap melhores do que você. Em vez disso, você deve recebê-los em sua vida e ser seu aluno, logo que possível. a vida é muito curta, mas é também um processo de aprendizagem que envolve a melhoria contínua.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
– Dean Gooderham AchesonRate it:
A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever.
– UnknownRate it:
A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.
– Edward de BonoRate it:
A mentor's value is not always born by being right but by making you think twice or maybe thrice.
– Chase LeBlancRate it:
A mere friend will agree with you, but a real friend will argue.
– Assyrian ProverbRate it:
A mere scholar, a mere ass.
– Robert BurtonRate it:
A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.
– Johann Christian Friedrich von SchillerRate it:
A merry Christmas to everybody A happy New Year to all the world
– Charles DickensRate it:
A messager deliverer deserves mor for work then fakes.
– Quinlan SupinaRate it:
A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss but of all the pains, the greatest pain is to love, but love in vain.
– Abraham CrowleyRate it:
A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective.
– Sun-tzuRate it:
A mind forever voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone.
– William WordsworthRate it:
A mind may appreciate anyone, but it takes only heart to respect someone and that’s applicable to everyone and so trust, none could ever honestly deny the fact that the heart is better than the mind.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Rate it:
A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.
– Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr.Rate it:
A mind that questions everything, unless strong enough to bear the weight of its ignorance, risks questioning itself and being engulfed in doubt. If it cannot discover the claims to existence of the objects of its questioning -- and it would be miraculous if it so soon succeeded in solving so many mysteries -- it will deny them all reality, the mere formulation of the problem already implying an inclination to negative solutions. But in so doing it will become void of all positive content and, finding nothing which offers it resistance, will launch itself perforce into the emptiness of inner revere.
– Émile DurkheimRate it:
A mind too active is no mind at all.
– Theodore RoethkeRate it:
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
– Arthur GoldenRate it:
A mind without freedom, a life without liberty, is like a heart without love, a journey without a destination.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.
– CiceroRate it:
A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one's life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself.
– Louis L'AmourRate it:
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
– Chuck Palahniuk, Fight ClubRate it:
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
– Robert BrowningRate it:
A miracle is an event described by those to whom it was told by people who did not see it.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A mirror can do something better for you which maybe your best friend can’t. Cry and it will cry with you, laugh and it will laugh with you, feel alone and it will be with you.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A mirror reflects a man's face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses.
– Book of ProverbsRate it:
A miser grows rich by seeming poor. An extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
– William ShenstoneRate it:
A miser is a person who is reluctant to spend and saves for those who will bury him.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A misery is not to be measure from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
A mistake doesn't make you a fool, but denying it surely makes you one.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
A mistake proves that someone stopped talking long enough to do something.
– Phoenix FlameRate it:
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
– William WycherleyRate it:
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
– André MauroisRate it:
A mob is the scum that rises upmost when the nation boils.
– John DrydenRate it:
A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.
– Norman MailerRate it:
A modern man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.
– Elias CanettiRate it:
A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 p.m. to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
– Fred AllenRate it:
A moment later I remembered that the young woman having spent five years in Germany, would naturally have learnt the language, but then I heard that when she was rescued from that canal in 1920, she spoke nothing but German – when she spoke at all- which was not often. I readily admit that a ghastly horror experienced in one’s youth can work havoc with one’s memory but I have never heard of any ghastly experience endowing anyone with a knowledge they had not had before it happened. My nieces knew no German at all. Mrs Anderson did not seem to understand a word of Russian or English, the two languages all the four sisters had spoken since babyhood. French came a little later, but German was never spoken in the family.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaRate it:
A moment later I remembered that the young woman having spent five years in Germany, would naturally have learnt the language, but then I heard that when she was rescued from that canal in 1920, she spoke nothing but German – when she spoke at all- which was not often. I readily admit that a ghastly horror experienced in one’s youth can work havoc with one’s memory but I have never heard of any ghastly experience endowing anyone with a knowledge they had not had before it happened. My nieces knew no German at all. Mrs Anderson did not seem to understand a word of Russian or English, the two languages all the four sisters had spoken since babyhood. French came a little later, but German was never spoken in the family.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaRate it:
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
A moment's thought shows that man's feeling of isolation has no foundation, biologically or sociologically. We grow out of the Universe, we are an expression of it. The iron in our blood comes from the high temperature fusion of stars. We constantly interact with our environment. The force of gravity keeps our feet upon the earth and has a vital effect upon our metabolism. The air we breathe comes form the seas and the leaves, and the sun allows the process to take place. Society gives us all that makes us human our culture, our symbols, our concepts and our values. Without society, the notion of the individual would have no meaning.
– Paul IngramRate it:
à mon avis, un homme qui traite chaque femme comme une princesse royale est une preuve vivante absolue que lui-même est né et a grandi dans les bras d'une reine.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
à mon avis, un homme qui traite tout et chaque femme comme une princesse royale offre la preuve vivante que lui-même est né et a grandi dans les bras d'une reine.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
– James Fenimore CooperRate it:
A more glorious victory cannot be gained over another man than this, that when the injury began on his part the kindness should begin on ours.
– TillotsonRate it:
A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
– Walt WhitmanRate it:
A mortal life with love is endlessly superior to an immortal life without love.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A moss which leaves its ocean becomes pale and dries up and a man which leaves his mother country is a moss which leaves it ocean!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
– Dorothy C. FisherRate it:
A mother is not a person to lean on but person to make leaning unnecessary.
– Dorothy FisherRate it:
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
– Cardinal MermillodRate it:
A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children.
– James AgeeRate it:
A mother understands what a child does not say.
– Jewish ProverbRate it:
A motion to adjourn is always in order.
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A Multitasking Timex Sinclair
– Matt Sorrels in reference to Andrew running X-WindowsRate it:
A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king.
– HomerRate it:
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.
– ThalesRate it:
A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
– Abraham MaslowRate it:
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if they are to be ultimately at peace with themselves.
– Abraham MaslowRate it:
A musicologist is a man who can read music but can't hear it.
– Sir Thomas BeechamRate it:
A Muslim who meets with others and shares their burdens is better than one who lives a life of seclusion and contemplation.
– Prophet Mohammed, MuslimRate it:
A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.
– James FeiblemanRate it:
A naked person is one whom even a thousand people cannot undress.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by a common hatred of its neighbors.
– Dean IngeRate it:
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.
– William Ralph IngeRate it:
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.
– Martin Luther King Jr.Rate it:
A nation that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting done by fools.
– ThucydidesRate it:
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.
– Alexander HamiltonRate it:
A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about.
– Woodrow WilsonRate it:
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today--and in fact we have forgotten.
– EuripidesRate it:
A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.
– Indira GandhiRate it:
A nation's moral flag flies in the spirit of its people.
– Shehu SaniRate it:
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
– Alexander HamiltonRate it:
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, "I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one. The grandson asked him, Which wolf will win the fight in your heart? The grandfather answered, The one I feed.
– Anonymous, As told in Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola EstesRate it:
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.' ~Blackhawk
– BlackhawkRate it:
A need for many candles may arise in every nation’s history to light up the darkness in the country. Most of the time, the youth is the very candles themselves!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping.
– Kenneth TynanRate it:
A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Rate it:
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
– Jesus ChristRate it:
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow.
– Charles Hendrickson BrowerRate it:
A new kind of award has been added -- the deathbed award. It is not an award of any kind. Either the recipient has not acted at all, or was not nominated, or did not win the award the last few times around. It is intended to relieve the guilty conscience of the Academy members and save face in front of the public. The Academy has the horrible taste to have a star, choking with emotion, present this deathbed award so that there can be no doubt in anybody's mind why the award is so hurriedly given. Lucky is the actor who is too sick to watch the proceedings on television.
– Marlene DietrichRate it:
A new lens to look through. Hear the pain in people's speaking. People who have an ear to hear can hear. You will no longer tolerate what you used to tolerate. A second point of reality. Declare a new future. There are no right answers. There is no is. Give people breakdowns. It's the loving thing to do. What's being revealed here? Dogs don't have things wrong. Wrong disempowers people. Upsets indicate a right that's been violated. Notice when you are angry that you are the only one around. The only constant thing is you. Business is made up. It's invented. We invent our world through language. If it really turns you on, you may want to inform your face. There is no right way. A chair is only a chair because we say it's a chair.
– Mal PancoastRate it:
A new medical study reports that men who eat ten pizzas a week are less likely to develop prostate problems at age 50. That's because they are usually dead by age 40.
– Jay LenoRate it:
A new question has arisen in modern man's mind, the question, namely, whether life is worth living...No sensible answer can be given to the question...because the question does not make any sense.
– Erich FrommRate it:
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them to see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
– Max PlanckRate it:
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
– Max PlanckRate it:
A new vision of development is emerging. Development is becoming a people-centered process, whose ultimate goal must be the improvement of the human condition.
– Boutros Boutros-GhaliRate it:
A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion.
– Ludwig WittgensteinRate it:
A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.
– Edith WhartonRate it:
A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life--what people are interested in. That's journalism.
– Burton RascoeRate it:
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.
– Lawrence Peter BerraRate it:
A night without stars is a night wasted.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A Nobel horse Doesent feel the crack of his masters whip
– The DhammapadaRate it:
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A novel is a piece of prose of a certain length with something wrong with it.
– UnknownRate it:
A novel is not, after all, a historical document, but a way to travel through the human heart.
– Julia Alvarez, In the Time of the ButterfliesRate it:
A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
– Vladimir Vladimirovich NabokovRate it:
A nuclear power plant is infinently safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.
– Dixie Lee RayRate it:
A page of history is worth a pound of logic.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Rate it:
A painter should not paint what he sees but what should be seen.
– Paul ValeryRate it:
A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely . . . but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude . . .
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
– Edmond de ConcourtRate it:
A paranoiac, like a poet, is born, not made.
– Luis BuñuelRate it:
A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on.
– William S. BurroughsRate it:
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
– Joseph JoubertRate it:
A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
– Pat RileyRate it:
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
– Fawn M. BrodieRate it:
A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.
– Ella Wheeler WilcoxRate it:
A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you. Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question. Does this path have a heart If it does, the path is good if it doesn't it is of no use.
– Carlos CastanedaRate it:
A patient going to a doctor for his first visit was asked, "And whom did you consult before coming to me?"
"Only the village druggist," was the answer.
"And what sort of foolish advice did that numbskull give you?" asked the doctor, his tone and manner denoting his contempt for the advice of the layman.
"Oh," replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, "he told me to come and see you."

– Author UnknownRate it:
A patient man is one who can put up with himself.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
– Mark TwainRate it:
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
– Edward AbbeyRate it:
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
– GersonidesRate it:
A peaceful, moral and conscientious person excessively deserves to be respected!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A peacock who rests on its feathers is just another turkey.
– Dolly PartonRate it:
A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but.
– John BergerRate it:
A peek inside the city's many nightspots reveals a Shangri-La-di-da of tiny Shanghai socialites in even tinier outfits dancing provocatively with well-to-do Westerners. But while such sights may draw gasps from some people, the truth is that this kind of thing is nothing new for Shanghai, the Orient's original opium-den of iniquity.
– Tom CarterRate it:
A penny for your thoughts?
A dollar for your death.

– Felix and Oscar, from the Odd CoupleRate it:
A penny saved is a penny earned.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A penny will hide the biggest star in the Universe if you hold it close enough to your eye.
– Samuel GraftonRate it:
A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
– Rudyard KiplingRate it:
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
– Dwight D EisenhowerRate it:
A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
A people without history is like wind on the buffalo grass. Sioux
– American Indian ProverbRate it:
A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.
– Edith HamiltonRate it:
A perfect day is: Nobody calls with a proplem they can handle themselves.
– John WeigelRate it:
A perfect leader is like the nose..... Always leads from the front however knows when to let others take charge
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
A person can be used as a tool only if he doesn’t know for what he is being taken.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person can understand almost everything deeply through quotations.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person creating a space in his life for something that he doesn’t deserve at all gets readily someone whom he doesn’t desire in all.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person determined never to be wrong won't likely accomplish much.
– Ken WisdomRate it:
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
– Gabriel García MárquezRate it:
A person gives the same things which he/she has preserved inside them. You cannot get love from cruel person similarly you can't be hurt from kind heart person.
– nepal.light@gmail.comRate it:
A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:
A person having no sickness is happy and having no debts is rich.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person I knew use to divide human beings into three categories Those who prefer have nothing to hide rather than being obliged to lie, those who prefer lying to having nothing to hide, and finally those who like both lying and the hidden.
– Albert CamusRate it:
A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.
– I ChingRate it:
A person is always ready to favour him from whom he received a gift in the past.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
A person is not ready to know if he knows that you know it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person learns as long as he lives and still dies a fool.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
– John Stuart MillRate it:
A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.
– Nicolas ChamfortRate it:
A person only likes his friend to the degree he or she relates and connects to his character
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
– G. C. LichtenbergRate it:
A person should want to live, if only out of curiosity.
– Yiddish ProverbRate it:
A person shows himself through how he acts with others.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person soon forgets about God as soon as he recovers from sickness.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A person travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
– George MooreRate it:
A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it.
– AnonymousRate it:
A person who always finds something wrong is most likely thinking wrong.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A person who can acquire no property, can have no other interest but to eat as much, and to labour as little as possible. Whatever work he does beyond what is sufficient to purchase his own maintenance can be squeezed out of him by violence only, and not by any interest of his own.
– Adam SmithRate it:
A person who can look inside into his soul sees then with his vision one and all standing outside around in support to him that they are only as truthful and trustworthy to him as he to all others.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person who does not share what he is given will never share what he has in his barn.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose.
– G. F. LessingRate it:
A person who has not done any good in his life dies like a beast.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
– Emily BrontëRate it:
A person who is always nice is not always nice.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who is angry with one is angry with the other.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who is not ashamed will do whatever he wants.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who is not getting job for long only needs the right opportunity to present himself through introduction ,but he who is in the same job for long requires the right and thorough introspection.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
A person who is true to himself likes and loves others for what they are and not what they have.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person who keeps always his profile down-to-earth doesn't have to worry with those who surround or who to go around for he is likely to get only those who are of his ilk and the real worth on the ground.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person who loves and kisses a tree is a normal person; a person who hates and cuts a tree is an abnormal person.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
A person who requires others to fill in happiness in their lives or solely depends on others to full-fill their needs is a sign of a weak person.
– Rafay BalochRate it:
A person who takes warning from the mishaps of others will always be happy.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who thinks that he knows something better doesn’t know that his wife knows better than him.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person who trusts no one can't be trusted.
– Jerome BlattnerRate it:
A person who wants nothing fears nothing.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
A person will be called to account on Judgement Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.
– The TalmudRate it:
A person with the best strategy never gets angry.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs -- jolted by every pebble in the road.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
A person without character is just as body without soul.
– RanjanRate it:
A person without Character is like a beautiful flower with no fragrance, IMHO. Beauty, knowledge and wealth become worthless in the absence of Character. Life loses its meaning forever, once the Character is lost or compromised.....just like a beautiful flower that has no fragrance.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A person without learning is like a beast dressed up in man’s clothes in the field.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A person's a person, no matter how small.
– Dr. SeussRate it:
A person's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
A person's own definition of leadership defines the glittering crown of his leadership.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person's right to be human outweighs anybody's human rights to be religious.
– JaxPratRate it:
A person's true friend is his own pure human feature and the surrounding mother nature
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person’s own opinion is the best companion of his life, but first search it on web to ensure that it is truly his own and not others thrown or well known in one or other words form.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person’s own opinion is the best companion of his life, but first search it on web to ensure that it is truly his own and not others thrown or well known in one or other words form.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A person’s real attitude can be seen when he is in danger.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A pessimist finds the darkness around the light but an optimist becomes the light in the darkness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A pessimist is a person who has to listen to too many optimists.
– Don MarquisRate it:
A pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun - and neither can stop the march of events.
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A pessimist is never disappointed.
– Jack ClearyRate it:
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

– Winston ChurchillRate it:
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
A pessimist thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both.
– Jewish ProverbRate it:
A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms.
– George WaldRate it:
A picture can say 1000 words but it can also inspire you to write 1000 more.
– Jason MrazRate it:
A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.
– Antoine De Saint-ExuperyRate it:
A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
– George S. PattonRate it:
A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
– George Smith Patton, Jr.Rate it:
A pious man is one who would be an athiest if the king were.
– Jean de La BruyereRate it:
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
– William Butler YeatsRate it:
A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his own image.
– Joan DidionRate it:
A place for everything and everything in its place.
– Isabella Mary BeetonRate it:
A place where you can see a good view is also a good place to sit and dream!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A plague o' both your houses
– William ShakespeareRate it:
A plan is just a tangent vector on the manifold of reality.
– "Scratch" GarrisonRate it:
A plan is simply what you decide to consciously & consistently focus on.
– Brandon A. TreanRate it:
A plane is a bad place for an all-out sleep, but a good place to begin rest and recovery from the trip to the faraway places you've been, a decompression chamber between Here and There. Though a plane is not the ideal place really to think, to reassess or reevaluate things, it is a great place to have the illusion of doing so, and often the illusion will suffice.
– Shana AlexanderRate it:
A platitude is simply a truth repeated until people get tired of hearing it.
– Stanley BaldwinRate it:
A play visibly represents pure existing.
– Thornton WilderRate it:
A playwright is the litmus paper of the arts. He's got to be, because if he isn't working on the same wave length as the audience, no one would know what in hell he was talking about. He is a kind of psychic journalist, even when he's great.
– Arthur MillerRate it:
A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.
– C. S. LewisRate it:
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
– Robert FrostRate it:
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
– Paul ValeryRate it:
A poem is no place for an idea.
– Edgar Watson Howe, Country Town Sayings, 1911Rate it:
A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: "Sing for us soon again;" that is as much as to say. "May new sufferings torment your soul."
– Soren KierkegaardRate it:
A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.
– AnonymousRate it:
A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
– James Russell LowellRate it:
A poet that reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits.
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
A poet who reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits.
– Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love, 1978Rate it:
A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else can be only a footnote.
– Yevgeny Aleksandrovich YevtushenkoRate it:
A poet's first contract is with truth.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
A poet's hope to be, like some valley cheese, local, but prized elsewhere.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
A poet's pleasure is to withhold a little of his meaning, to intensify by mystification. He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it.
– E. B. WhiteRate it:
A point in every direction is the same as no point at all.
– Harry NilssonRate it:
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who can save the ship.
– Ivern BallRate it:
A politician is a person who thinks twice before he says nothing.
– Joe MooreRate it:
A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
– Adlai Stevenson IRate it:
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
A politician is an arse upon which everybody has sat except a man
– E. E. CummingsRate it:
A politician is an ass upon which everyone has sat except a man.
– E. E. CummingsRate it:
A politician is like quicksilver if you try to put your finger on him, you will find nothing under it.
– Austin O'MalleyRate it:
A politician plus zero is not equal to zero; it is something minus!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A politician thinks of the next election a statesman of the next generation.
– James ClarkeRate it:
A politician thinks of the next election a statesman, of the next generation.
– EubieRate it:
A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation.
– James ClarkeRate it:
A politician who has no compassion is nothing but an evil apparition; he is just a ghost, not a real man!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A politician will always tip off his true belief by stating the opposite at the beginning of the sentence. For maximum comprehension, do not start listening until the first clause is concluded. Begin instead at the word "but" which begins the second, or active, clause. This is the way to tell a liberal from a conservative -- before they tell you.
Thus: "I have always believed in a strong national defense, second to none, but ... " (a liberal, about to propose a $20 billion defense cut).

– Frank MankiewiczRate it:
A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.
– Joan DidionRate it:
A poor fisherman who knows the beauties of the misty mornings is much richer than a wealthy man who sleeps till noon in his palace!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking (meant) for others!
– Donatien-Alphonse-Francois de SadeRate it:
A poor man is nothing but just like a wheel without a tyre in his own bicycle.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A poor man who marries a rich woman is not his wife, but a ruler.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A poor man will be poor until the day he discovers that thinking doesn’t cost anything.
– Arber DociRate it:
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
– Georges BernanosRate it:
A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.
– Charles LambRate it:
A poor surgeon hurts 1 person at a time. A poor teacher hurts 130.
– Ernest Leroy BoyerRate it:
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance. and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
– James MadisonRate it:
A position is what you hold; a job is what you do.
– Ileana HelwigRate it:
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
– Herm AlbrightRate it:
A positive attitude, can turn a storm into a sprinkle.
– Robert M. HenselRate it:
A positive thinker/speaker always thinks/speaks positively even if/when he/she has come to a dead end. Are you one?
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A positive thinker/speaker doesn't think/speak positively only when there is headway. Rather, he/she thinks/speaks positively at all times even if/when there is no headway at all. Are you one? Anyway, I'm one.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A positive thinker/speaker has an attitude of thinking/speaking positively even if/when he/she is at the end of the road. Are you one?
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A posthumously, everyone loves us. (A titre posthume, - Tout le monde nous aime)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
– James A. GarfieldRate it:
A pragmatic leader's core job is not just to create more followers. Rather, it should be to create more leaders i.e. those who will take over from him/her. That's the way/what it should be.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A praiseful life is bound to end up a wondrous or wonderful life. Do I really need to prove that to you? O.K listen up and let's take biblical David as a case study. He (David) throughtout his lifetime was praiseful. I mean, he was accustomed to praising God. That's why, nobody ever praised God as he did. Oh! yes, David praised God wildly to the extent that he once danced naked before God while he was in the mood of praise. And just because of that single act. God took him to be a man after his own heart. Not only that, even till now. David is still the most celebrated king of Israel. No wonder, there was and there is still a city in Israel called king David's city. Now, that's just a tip of what a praiseful life can do or achieve. Therefore, this is a call to praise God as much as you can and as long as you live. Because, you should praise God tirelessly and ceaselessly too. For, if you refuse to praise him continually, then it's obvious you are taking him (God) for granted. But, never take God for granted. For, as far as I'm concerned. God is always worthy of our praises. Unless you think otherwise.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
– Phillips BrooksRate it:
A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.
– Martin LutherRate it:
A precedent embalms a principle.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
A predetermined destiny does not exist; when a man is born, his life is open to all the possibilities; in other words, potentially, man has infinitely different destinies! All destinies are his probable destiny!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past.
– Eric HofferRate it:
A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
– Harry S. TrumanRate it:
A President is best judged by the enemies he makes when he has really hit his stride.
– Max LernerRate it:
A pretty woman is a welcome guest.
– Lord ByronRate it:
A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
– Lionel TrillingRate it:
A prince should therefore have no other aim or thought, nor take up any other thing for his study but war and it organization and discipline, for that is the only art that is necessary to one who commands.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
A prisoner of love is a person who is passionately in love. Losing that passion will set him free
– The Omani ShedRate it:
A proactive person needs no pressure to perform and an ineffective person offloads his pressure onto others to deform the positive work culture of the system. So practically, a progressive organization knows that no pressure environment plays a pivotal role to increase the productivity or proficiency of its workforce.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.
– Dorothea BrandeRate it:
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
– Duke EllingtonRate it:
A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
– Charles F. KetteringRate it:
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
– Frank Herbert, Dune (First Law of Mentat)Rate it:
A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to philosophers to be obviously progress -- though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
A professional is someone who can do his best when he doesn't feel like it.
– Alistair CookeRate it:
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
– Wystan Hugh AudenRate it:
A program is a spell cast over a computer, turning input into error messages.
– AnonymousRate it:
A promiscuous person is someone who is getting more sex than you are.
– Victor LownesRate it:
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain
– Arabian ProverbRate it:
A promise is meant to be kept/fulfilled and not at all to be broken. Yes! you heard me right. You shouldn't make any promise that you can't keep/fulfill. So, endeavour to fulfill all your promises no matter how or when you made them.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
– Robert W. ServiceRate it:
A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose.
– Samuel McChord CrothersRate it:
A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.
– AeschylusRate it:
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.
– Lord John RussellRate it:
A prudent man will not discover his poverty, his self-torments, the disorders of his house, his uneasiness, or his disgrace.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse.
– SophoclesRate it:
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
– Sir Francis BaconRate it:
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
– Francis BaconRate it:
A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
– Joey AdamsRate it:
A psychic reading is not just about career opportunities, good fortune or meeting tall, dark strangers. It is a sacred portal to manifesting your true destiny.
– Anthon St MaartenRate it:
A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue.
– Richard NixonRate it:
A public opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
– Warren BuffettRate it:
A pure drop of rain may fall on a beautiful water lily or on a dirty mud pond! This is exactly what happens when we are born!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Sirens of TitanRate it:
A purpose-directed, disciplined action always bring success.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A quarrel is like buttermilk, the more you stir it, the more sour it grows.
– Bolivian ProverbRate it:
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party there is no battle unless there be two.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
– Brendan FrancisRate it:
A quotation in the right place at the right time is like water in a desert.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion.
– Robert ChapmanRate it:
A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.Rate it:
A ragged colt may prove a good horse. And so may an untoward slovenly boy prove a decent and useful man.
– James KellyRate it:
A raise is like a martini it elevates the spirit, but only temporarily.
– Dan SeligmanRate it:
A reactionary revolution is nothing but a high-speed evolution backwards!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A reader who quarrels with postulates, who dislikes Hamlet because he does not believe that there are ghosts or that people speak in pentameters, clearly has no business in literature. He cannot distinguish fiction from fact, and belongs in the same category as the people who send checks to radio stations for the relief of suffering heroines in soap operas.
– Northrop FryeRate it:
A ready way to lose your friend is to lend him money. Another equally ready way to lose him is to refuse to lend him money. It is six of one and a half dozen of the other.
– George Jean NathanRate it:
A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.
– Billy GrahamRate it:
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
– Fyodor DostoyevskyRate it:
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
– AnonymousRate it:
A real man is capable of controlling himself before he controls his children.
– Doc PaskowitzRate it:
A real poor person is the one who can’t promise anything.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A real spy is an ethical believer in an incorporeal and ethical Deity.
– Ileana Adriana StanRate it:
A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image....
– Helen FrankenthalerRate it:
A really great man has always an idea of something greater than himself.
– William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of HatingRate it:
A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
– Otto von BismarkRate it:
A really great unfortunate person is one who cannot find water even in the sea.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A reasonable amount o' fleas is good fer a dog-keeps him from broodin' over bein' a dog, mebbe.
– Edward Noyes WestcottRate it:
A reasonable probability is the only certainty.
– E.W. HoweRate it:
A recent government publication on the marketing of cabbage contains, according to one report, 26,941 words. It is noteworthy in this regard that the Gettysburg Address contains a mere 279 words while the Lord's Prayer comprises but 67.
– Norman R. AugustineRate it:
A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.
– Lydia ChildRate it:
A Reggae education for a healing of the nation
– Ricardo A ScottRate it:
A regular royal queen
– William S. GilbertRate it:
a relationship is between one person and another
– skylaRate it:
A relationship is like a rose, How long it lasts, no one knows Love can erase an awful past, Love can be yours, you'll see at last To feel that love, it makes you sigh, To have it leave, you'd rather die You hope you've found that special rose, 'Cause you love and care for the one you chose.
– Rob CellaRate it:
A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths.
– Carl SaganRate it:
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
– Jessamyn WestRate it:
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
– Abraham Joshua HeschelRate it:
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom -- it's gone.
– Edward R. MurrowRate it:
A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
– Joseph HallRate it:
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
– Thomas HardyRate it:
A resurrection waits in the future of all people, whether saved or lost, kingdom saints or the Body of Christ. 'Marvel not at this for the hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear His voice, and come forth they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation' (Jn. 528, 29).
– Vernon SchutzRate it:
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
– Mao ZedongRate it:
A revolution without dancing is a revolution not worth having.
– Marielle HsuRate it:
A rich man has no need of character.
– Hebrew ProverbRate it:
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
– W. C. FieldsRate it:
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
A rich person who has no love in his heart is poorer than a poor person who has no money in his pocket.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A rich widow weeps with one eye and signals with the other.
– Portuguese ProverbRate it:
A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and mask on his face. They are both more or less what the law declares them lawbreakers, destroyers of constitutional rights and liberties and ultimately destroyers of a free America.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
A rising tide lifts all boats.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
– Antoine De Saint-ExuperyRate it:
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
A rotten ship is not afraid of the storms!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A royal garden is a very big place for slug, because slug is too slow, but it is small for a swallow which is too fast! Universe is a very big place for us simply because we are too slow! The day man becomes a swallow, universe will get smaller!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
– Charlotte BronteRate it:
A rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
– Richard ArmourRate it:
A rumor without a leg to stand on will get around some other way.
– John TudorRate it:
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
– Walter ScottRate it:
A rut is a grave with the ends knocked out.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.
– Leon TecRate it:
A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.
– Peter McArthurRate it:
A schedule defends from chaos and whim.
– Annie DillardRate it:
A scholar is just a library's way of making another library.
– Daniel DennettRate it:
A scholar knows no boredom.
– Jean Paul Friedrich RichterRate it:
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
– Lao TzuRate it:
A school cannot exist as a permanent form of education. It can only exist until the student discovers that they can learn more themselves from the real world. From that moment on the majority always look for the most promising place the highest wisdom outside of school, with the result of schooling always collapsing over lifes education.
– Paul. F. MeekinRate it:
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
– Walter BagehotRate it:
A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
– Max GluckmanRate it:
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, -- a mere heart of stone.
– Charles DarwinRate it:
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
– Maxwell PlanckRate it:
A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid.
– Jack BennyRate it:
A screaming comes across the sky
– Thomas PynchonRate it:
A second wife is hateful to the children of the first a viper is not more hateful.
– EuripidesRate it:
A second wife
is hateful to the children of the first;
a viper is not more hateful.

– Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.Rate it:
A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A self-balancing, 28-jointed adaptor-based biped; an electro-chemical reduction plant, integral with segregated stowages of special energy extracts in storage batteries, for subsequent actuation of thousands of hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, with motors attached; 62,000 miles of capillaries....
– R. Buckminster FullerRate it:
A selfish person always alters his/her principal according to his /her benefit.
– Prakash AdhikariRate it:
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
– Smiley BlantonRate it:
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
– Clive JamesRate it:
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
– Clive JamesRate it:
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
– Dwight D EisenhowerRate it:
A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke and that the joke is oneself.
– Clifton Paul FadimanRate it:
A sense of share is not a bad moral compass.
– ColinRate it:
A sensible man knows you can't please everybody. A wise man knows you can't please anybody.
– Richard NeedhamRate it:
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
– Camille PagliaRate it:
A set of rules laid out by professionals to show the way they would like to act if it was profitable.
– Frank DaneRate it:
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it.
– Walter BagehotRate it:
A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing.
– Marilyn MonroeRate it:
A Shade upon the mind there passesAs when on NoonA Cloud the mighty Sun encloses.
– Emily Elizabeth DickinsonRate it:
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
– John A. SheddRate it:
A ship in harbor is safe--- but that is not what ships are for.
– John A. SheddRate it:
A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
– William SheddRate it:
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
– Grace Murray HopperRate it:
A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.
– Chester William NimitzRate it:
A ship leaves no trace in the sea, but countless in your heart. In German: Ein Schiff hinterlässt keine Spur im Meer, aber unzählige im Herzen. This is how I heard it on a german radio station. Can anyone confirm this and give it a final correction, plus let us know for sure where it´s from in Joseph Conrad´s work? Thomas, from Germany
– Joseph Conrad, Heart of DarknessRate it:
A short absence is the safest.
– OvidRate it:
A short pencil is better than a long memory.
– UnknownRate it:
A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
– SophoclesRate it:
A show of daring oft conceals great fear.
– LucanRate it:
A sign of a celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
– Evan EsarRate it:
A silent mouth is sweet to hear.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A silliest person is one who do not learn from his previous experiences.
– Asad Ur RehmanRate it:
A simple act of kindness could be the source of great happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
A simple dream, a simple thought, can generate actions to shake the world.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
– Anne Morrow LindberghRate it:
A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.
– Joe MooreRate it:
A simple lifestyle gives you freedom. An expensive lifestyle enslaves you. Create a simple lifestyle, regardless of how much money you earn. Simple living will remove unnecessary demands on your life and free your mind to make the right choices. Simplicity will reduces your stress and make you happier
– Med JonesRate it:
A sin is something which is not necessary.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
– Hosea BallouRate it:
A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.
– Paul KleeRate it:
A single day is enough to make us a little larger.
– Paul KleeRate it:
A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph StalinRate it:
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph StalinRate it:
A single event can shape our lives or change the course of history.
– Deepak Chopra, The Return of MerlinRate it:
A single fact can spoil a good argument.
– AnonymousRate it:
A single smile of man is a thousand defeat of the devil!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A skilled teacher and a few good books can always cure ignorance.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown.
– Albert CamusRate it:
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
– George WashingtonRate it:
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A slip of the tongue is not the fault of the mind a kick on the arse will bring back the mind
– RajanRate it:
A slipping gear in your M203 grenade launcher can cause it to fire when you least expect it. This could make you very unpopular with what is left of your unit.
– Unknown, Army Magazine of Preventive MaintenanceRate it:
A small man is like a small dog, always barking about what he can do.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A small rock holds back a great wave.
– HomerRate it:
A small town is a place where there is no place to go where you shouldn't.
– Burt BacharachRate it:
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
– Phyllis DillerRate it:
A smile is the dance of your soul.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A smile on your face may delay sorrow for today and tomorrow.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A smile takes but a moment, but the memory of it lasts forever.
– Marielaina Perrone DDSRate it:
A smile that lights the face will also warm the heart.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A smiling face is half the meal.
– Latvian ProverbRate it:
A smiling lie is a whirlwind, easy to enter, but hard to escape.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
– English ProverbRate it:
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner, neither do uninterrupted prosperity and success qualify for usefulness and happiness. The storms of adversity, like those of the ocean, rouse the faculties, and excite the invention, prudence, skill and fortitude or the voyager. The martyrs of ancient times, in bracing their minds to outward calamities, acquired a loftiness of purpose and a moral heroism worth a lifetime of softness and security.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A snake deserves no pity.
– Yiddish ProverbRate it:
A snake lurks in the grass.
– VirgilRate it:
A sneer is often the sign of heartless malignity.
– Johann Kaspar LavaterRate it:
A sobering thought what if, at this very moment, I am
– Jane WagnerRate it:
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.
– Greek proverbRate it:
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
– Greek ProverbRate it:
A society like ours, which professes no one religion and has allowed all religions to decay, which indulges freedom to the point of license and individualism to the point of anarchy, needs all the support that responsible, cultivated homes can furnish. I hope your generation will provide a firmer shelter for civilized standards.
– Alan SimpsonRate it:
A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.
– Bertrand de JouvenalRate it:
A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.
– Mary McCarthyRate it:
A society that puts equality... ahead of freedom will end up with neither.
– Milton FriedmanRate it:
A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.
– George WillRate it:
A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth -- either epileptic or dead.
– Jean BaudrillardRate it:
A society which has poor people on its streets is a failed society!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
– Book of ProverbsRate it:
A soft answer turneth away wrath. Once wrath is looking the other way, shoot it in the head.
– Howard Tayler, Rule 12: Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates, Schlock MercenaryRate it:
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
– Book of ProverbsRate it:
A soldier told me if you hop up and down on 1 leg it makes you grow taller!
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of RussiaRate it:
A solitary, unused to speaking of what he sees and feels, has mental experiences which are at once more intense and less articulate than those of a gregarious man.
– Thomas MannRate it:
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
– Walter Savage LandorRate it:
A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
– Wyndham LewisRate it:
A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
– Eileen CaddyRate it:
A soulmate is someone that you are willing to share your soul with.
– Kevin Sparks JanewayRate it:
A Soulution to Rubik's Cube is not a series of individual good guesses, each surmounting move has twelve to one odds against success. It is a series of perplexed movements or algorithms that form a coherent method of returning back to it's original (correct) state.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
A sound American is simply one who has put out of his mind all doubts and questionings, and who accepts instantly, and as incontrovertible gospel, the whole body of official doctrine of his day, whatever it may be and no matter how often it may change. The instant he challenges it, no matter how timorously and academically, he ceases by that much to be a loyal and creditable citizen of the republic.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
– John LockeRate it:
A spare tyre is something that you don't check until you have a punctured one.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A special effect is a tool, a means of telling a story. A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing.
– George LucasRate it:
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
– Gaston BachelardRate it:
A special Providence protects fools, drunkards, small children and the United States of America.
– Otto von BismarckRate it:
A specification that will not fit on one page of 8.5x11 inch paper cannot be understood.
– Mark ArdisRate it:
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
– Spiro AgnewRate it:
A sportsman is a man who, every now and then, simply has to go out and kill something.
– Stephen LeacockRate it:
A stable Country equals a stable world
– Courtney PittmanRate it:
A stalker only does to a celebrity what the celebrity's media company did to the stalker first.
– John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic, www.covertcomic.comRate it:
A star needs a star.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.
– AristotleRate it:
A state that denies its citizens their basic rights becomes a danger to its neighbors as well: internal arbitrary rule will be reflected in arbitrary external relations. The suppression of public opinion, the abolition of public competition for power and its public exercise opens the way for the state power to arm itself in any way it sees fit. A state that does not hesitate to lie to its own people will not hesitate to lie to other states.
– Václav HavelRate it:
A statesman is a politician who places himself at the service of the nation. A politician is a statesman who places the nation at his service.
– Georges PompidouRate it:
A statesman is a successful politician who is dead.
– Thomas B. ReedRate it:
A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion.
– Richard ByrdRate it:
A stern discipline pervades all nature, which is a little cruel that it may be very kind.
– Edmund SpenserRate it:
A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
A stitch in time would have confused Einstein.
– UnknownRate it:
A stomach without bread and a purse without gold have led to so many revolutions in history.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A storm broke loose in my mind.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
– André GideRate it:
A strange and somewhat impassive physiognomy is often, perhaps, an advantage to an orator, or leader of any sort, because it helps to fix the eye and fascinate the mind.
– Charles CooleyRate it:
A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
– Anna Mary Robertson MosesRate it:
A stranger who is kind is a kinsman; an unkind kinsman is a stranger.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
– O. Henry, "A Ruler of Men."Rate it:
A street that you have never visited is a book that you have never read! You never know what you are missing!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A street without trees is a street only for the sick-minded people whose god is nothing but money!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.
– EpicurusRate it:
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
– George SantayanaRate it:
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
– Daniel WebsterRate it:
A strong defense is the surest way to peace. Strength makes detente attainable. Weakness invites war, as my generationmy generationknows from four very bitter experiences. Just as Americas will for peace is second to none, so will Americas strength be second to none. We cannot rely on the forbearance of others to protect this Nation. The power and diversity of the Armed Forces, active Guard and Reserve, the resolve of our fellow citizens, the flexibility in our command to navigate international waters that remain troubled are all essential to our security.
– Gerald FordRate it:
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
– Edward DahlbergRate it:
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
– Jimmy CarterRate it:
A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
– Patricia NealRate it:
A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles ... an amateur promoter, a glad-hander, embryo Rotarian, caf-society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.
– Harold TaylorRate it:
A student who considers everybody and everything as a teacher will eventually be the teacher of the teachers!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
– John Maynard KeynesRate it:
A stumble may prevent a fall.
– English ProverbRate it:
A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
A style does not go out of style as long as it adapts itself to its period. When there is an incompatibility between the style and a certain state of mind, it is never the style that triumphs.
– William R AllenRate it:
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
– Isaac AsimovRate it:
A subtle-witted man is like an arrow, which, rending little surface, enters deeply, but they whose minds are dull resemble stones dashing with clumsy force, but never piercing.
– MaghaRate it:
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
– Kurt LewinRate it:
A successful lie is doubly a lie; an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth.
– Dag Hammarskjold, newspaper quote of the dayRate it:
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
– Sidney GreenbergRate it:
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
– Lana TurnerRate it:
A successful marriage depends upon two things: to find the right person and to be the right person.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
– Andre MauroisRate it:
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.
– David McClure BrinkleyRate it:
A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
– David BrinkRate it:
A successful persons are those who pick up the lemons that life throws at them, and turn them into lemonade, lemon marmalade and crema di limoncillo. You have to be smart and savvy to build a solid foundation using the bricks that people throw at you. Success comes to only those who are smart to transform ever threat into a new opportunity, and overcome the adversity. Make a great day!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
A sucking chest wound isn't as sexy as you might imagine based on the name. It's even sexier.
– John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic, www.covertcomic.comRate it:
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
– Sir Francis BaconRate it:
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time.
– George IlesRate it:
A supervisor strives to see the light at the end of the tunnel and hope’s it’s not the light of an oncoming train. A bigger problem is to be a supervisor on the train and find that the tunnel has not been started yet. A failing company is often referred to as a train wreck!
– EugeneRate it:
A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
A swan is out of place among crows, a lion among bulls, a horse among asses, and a wise man among fools.
– Burmese ProverbRate it:
A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.
– EuripidesRate it:
A sweet thing, for whatever time,
to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.

– Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.Rate it:
A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
– HomerRate it:
A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing."
– Sir Arnold BaxRate it:
A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing.
– Sir Arnold BaxRate it:
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.
– Burt BacharachRate it:
A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.
– Charles CooleyRate it:
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
– Jessamyn WestRate it:
A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.
– Eugène DelacroixRate it:
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.
– Henry AdamsRate it:
A teacher affects eternity; He can never tell where his influence stops.
– Henry AdamsRate it:
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
– Thomas CarruthersRate it:
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
– Horace MannRate it:
A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.
– Michael WinnerRate it:
A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.
– Heywood BrounRate it:
A technique succeeds in mathematical physics, not by a clever trick, or a happy accident, but because it expresses some aspect of a physical truth.
– O.G. SuttonRate it:
A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
– Simone WeilRate it:
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
A theory can be proved by experiment but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
A theory has only the alternative of being wrong. A model has a third possibility - it might be right but irrelevant.
– Manfred EigenRate it:
A theory must be tempered with reality.
– Jawaharlal NehruRate it:
A theory of the middle class: that it is not to be determined by its financial situation but rather by its relation to government. That is, one could shade down from an actual ruling or governing class to a class hopelessly out of relation to government, thinking of government as beyond its control, of itself as wholly controlled by government. Somewhere in between and In gradations is the group that has the sense that gov't exists for it, and shapes its consciousness accordingly.
– Lionel TrillingRate it:
A thick head can do as much damage as a hard heart.
– H. W. DoddsRate it:
A thief believes everybody steals.
– E.W. HoweRate it:
A thing can be true and still be desperate folly.
– Richard Adams, _Watership Down_Rate it:
A thing derided is a thing dead; a laughing man is stronger than a suffering man.
– Gustave FlaubertRate it:
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
– Saint AugustineRate it:
A thing is not proved just because no one has ever questioned it. What has never been gone into impartially has never been properly gone into. Hence scepticism is the first step toward truth. It must be applied generally, because it is the touchstone.
– Denis DiderotRate it:
A thing is right if it tends to preserve the stability, integrity, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong if it tends otherwise.
– Aldo LeopoldRate it:
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
– W. C. FieldsRate it:
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 41Rate it:
A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds.
– Chinese proverbRate it:
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
A threat is basically a means for establishing a bargaining position by inducing fear in the subject. When a threat is used, it should always be implied that the subject himself is to blame by using words such as "You leave me no other choice but to..."
– CIA ManualRate it:
A three-year diet of rubber chicken and occasional crow.
– Charles KrauthammerRate it:
A three-year-old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
– Bill VaughanRate it:
A throw of the dice will never abolish chance.
– Stephane MallarmeRate it:
A Tibetan proverb says that it is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep. Well, I think the opposite, because the most important thing is to exist! Living sheep is superior to dead tiger!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A time will come when a politician who has wilfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with mens lives should not stake their own.
– H. G. WellsRate it:
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
– Jean Paul Friedrich RichterRate it:
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
– George EliotRate it:
A torn jacket is soon mended but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
– Dan RatherRate it:
A tower of strength....his name cowed whole provinces while he was yet scores of miles away'.
– George Ramsay, 9th Earl of DalhousieRate it:
A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do -- namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.
– Eleanor RooseveltRate it:
A tram cannot discover every road! To discover every road, one must leave the predetermined roads!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A traveler must have the back of an ass to bear all,
a tongue like the tail of a dog to flatter all,
the mouth of a hog to eat what is set before him,
the ear of a merchant to hear all and say nothing.

– Thomas NasheRate it:
A tree is known by its fruit a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
– Saint BasilRate it:
A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.
– American ProverbRate it:
A tree that allows birds to nest in it should never complain about its shred leaves.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A tree that grows in the shade of another one will die small.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
– Lao TzuRate it:
A true artist doesn't change with the times. A true artist is already way ahead of the times.
– Eric PioRate it:
A true artist is born with a unique voice and cannot copy so he has only to copy to prove his originality.
– RadiquetRate it:
A true friend has no definition ...... as its only you who knows who they are!!!!
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
– Len WeinRate it:
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
– Bernard MeltzerRate it:
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
– Lee IacoccaRate it:
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one which we take the least thought to acquire.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths feels your fears but fortifies your faith sees your anxieties but frees your spirit recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
– Arnold H. GlasgowRate it:
A true friend stands with you no matter how outlandish the circumstances may seem at any give moment.
– T.R. ThrestonRate it:
A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
– William PennRate it:
A true guru is one who let's his student stand on his shoulders and look beyond, so share all knowledge and wisdom without hiding anything up your sleeve and MickeyMize everyone's life. Share this for as many for a carefree and an evolved society.
– Mickey MehtaRate it:
A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts as the results of sudden impulses and accident, than of the reason of which we so much boast.
– Albert CooperRate it:
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
– Mark RutherfordRate it:
A true leader is expected by God/populace to be as good as his/her words i.e. to fulfill all he/she has said that he/she will do.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true leader is meant to be courageous/unyielding i.e. he/she should act and keep on acting in spite of challenges/tasks and without fear/favour.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true leader is meant to be thinking/asking for what he/she can do for his/her subjects and not at all what his/her subjects can do for him/her.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true leader ought to be responsible and responsive too to the affairs/welfare/well-being of his/her followers/subjects.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true leader ought to be taking his/her followers to where they need to be. Rather than to where they want to be.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true leader ought to be thinking/asking of ways he/she can add more value and make more positive impact in the lives of his/her followers.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true leader/love ought not to be self-seeking i.e. he/she ought not to be concerned with only his/her own welfare/well-being.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love is meant to love you only for who you are. And he or she should keep on loving you for who you are come what may.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love is never self-interested i.e. he/she doesn't pursue only his/her own personal interest at the expense of his/her love/spouse/partner.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love or an ideal love is never an illusion i.e. it's a reality. Although, it's now a rare bird i.e. it's uncommon nowadays.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love ought to love all until he/she gives them his or her all i.e. you've got to love everyone all-out. I mean, love all until you've love them with all you've got including your resources/riches/time/intellect/energy.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love ought to love all until he/she gives them his or her all i.e. you've got to love everyone all-out. I mean, love all until you've loved them with all you've got including your resources/riches/time/intellect/energy.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love ought to put up with your weaknesses, flaws, failures, short-comings, differences and what have you?
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love/leader is expected/required to live for others and keep on living for others i.e. he/she should be and remain selfless/charitable/impactful/loveful.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true love/leader ought to be positive/optimistic/inspiring/passionate/compassionate not just in his or her actions/lifestyle. But, also in his or her speeches/utterances/thoughts. Mind you, that doesn't mean a true love/leader should be sentimental. Don't misconcept me. I mean, do quote me right.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A true philosopher is like an elephant; he never puts the second foot down until the first one is solidly in place.
– FontenelleRate it:
A true priest is aware of the presence of the altar during every moment that he is conducting a service. It is exactly the same way that a true artist should react to the stage all the time he is in the theater. An actor who is incapable of this feeling will never be a true artist.
– Constantin StanislavskiRate it:
A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
– Gerald G. JampolskyRate it:
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
– Robertson DaviesRate it:
A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child.*
– ChineseRate it:
A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.
– William BlakeRate it:
A turkey never voted for an early Christmas.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
A turtle with no legs tends not to go anywhere.
– J & A FoundationRate it:
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
– Aristotle, unknownRate it:
A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large-and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance.
– Clark KerrRate it:
A university is not a service station. Neither is it a political society, nor a meeting place for political societies. With all its limitations and failures, and they are invariably many, it is the best and most benign side of our society insofar as that society aims to cherish the human mind.
– Richard HofstadterRate it:
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
– John Anthony CiardiRate it:
A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism-a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
– Richard HofstadterRate it:</