The best Quotations


The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more.
- Woody Allen

The government is unresponsive to the needs of the little man. under 5'7, it is impossible to get your congressman on the phone.
- Woody Allen

The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.
- Woody Allen

The lion and the calf will lay down together, but the calf won't get much sleep..
- Woody Allen

Thought: why does man kill? he kills for food. and not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
- Woody Allen

To you i'm an atheist; to god, i'm the loyal opposition.
- Woody Allen

What do i dislike about death? must be the hours.
- Woody Allen

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? in that case, i definitely overpaid for my carpet.
- Woody Allen

What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream? or what's worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists?
- Woody Allen

When i was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. they rented out my room.
- Woody Allen

Why does man kill? he kills for food. and not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
- Woody Allen

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
- Woody Allen

Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. where are your choices taking your life? what do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life?
- Eric Allenbaugh

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. look for the learning.
- Eric Allenbaugh

Yes, there are times when something is legitimately not our fault. blaming others, however, keeps us in a stuck state and is ultimately rough on our own self-esteem.
- Eric Allenbaugh

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.
- Lisa Alther

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.
- Lisa Alther

That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. but other people who do will come along.
- Lisa Alther

Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
- A. Alvarez

No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. a man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train.
- A. Alvarez

Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control over what seems essentially uncontrollable, in the coherence of the inchoate, and in its ability to create its own values.
- A. Alvarez

Growing older, i have lost the need to be political, which means, in this country, the need to be left. i am driven into grudging toleration of the conservative party because it is the party of non-politics, of resistance to politics.
- Kingsley Amis

He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was catholic.
- Kingsley Amis

It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
- Kingsley Amis

Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
- Kingsley Amis


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Quotation The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul - enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it. - writer
Quotation By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber. - writer
Quotation No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. - writer
Quotation You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. - writer
Quotation Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable. - writer
Quotation A man without a vote is man without protection. - writer