The best Quotations


Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us.''
- Malcolm de Chazal

I don't understand anything about the ballet; all i know is that during the intervals the ballerinas stink like horses.
- Anton Chekhov

If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.
- Anton Chekhov

If you cry forward! you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. don't you see that if, without doing so, you call out the word to both a mond and revolutionary, they will go in directions precisely opposite?
- Anton Chekhov

If you cry ''forward'' you must be sure to make clear the direction in which to go. don't you see that if you fail to do that and simply call out the word to a monk and a revolutionary, they will go in precisely opposite directions?
- Anton Chekhov

Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked or disliked in the general run of the world.
- Lord Chesterfield

Lord tyrawley and i have been dead these two years, but we don't choose to have it known.
- Lord Chesterfield

In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

To love means loving the unlovable. to forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. faith means believing the unbelievable. hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. you make progress by implementing ideas.
- Shirley Chisholm

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
- Noam Chomsky

Democracy isn't perfect, i just don't know a better system.
- Winston Churchill

Don't talk to me about naval tradition. it's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
- Winston Churchill

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. use a pile driver. hit the point once. then come back and hit it again. then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. use the pile driver. hit the point once. then come back and hit it again. then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners.
- Colley Cibber

Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him.
- Frank A. Clark

Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
- Frank A. Clark

We find comfort among those who agree with us-growth among those who don't.
- Frank A. Clark

Well, of course it's a rat! you have rats in spain, don't you? or did franco have them all shot?
- John Cleese

Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. the rest is literature.
- Jean Cocteau

We must believe in luck. for how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
- Jean Cocteau

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
- Leonard Cohen

A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


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Quotation We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate. - writer
Quotation The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve; we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong. - writer
Quotation God heals and the doctor takes the fee. - writer
Quotation Heaven is so far of the mind that were the mind dissolved - the site of it by architect could not again be proved. - writer
Quotation Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life. - writer
Quotation Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times. - writer