Quotes

There are 432 quotes by various authors in this list.

2021

Quietly yearning for what you don’t have, while dreading losing what you do.

Quietly yearning for what you don’t have, while dreading losing what you do. ...

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2018-03-13 Ricky Gervais

You can have your own opinions, but you can't have your own facts.

You can have your own opinions, but you can't have your own facts. ...

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2017 Dan Brown

Any man can stay sober in a desert, he mused, but only the loyal can sit in an oasis and refuse to part his lips.

Any man can stay sober in a desert, he mused, but only the loyal can sit in an oasis and refuse to part his lips. ...

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2017

We cling to memories as if they define us but... they really don't. What we do is what defines us.

We cling to memories as if they define us but... they really don't. What we do is what defines us. ...

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2016-05-29 Alain De Botton

Compatibility is an achievement of love; it must not be its precondition.

Compatibility is an achievement of love; it must not be its precondition. ...

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2016-03-24 Mattias Vral

If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit.

If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit. ...

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2015-01-30 Randall Munroe

Caring about something makes people vulnerable, so not caring gives you power.

Caring about something makes people vulnerable, so not caring gives you power. ...

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2014-10-01 Tomáš Fülöpp — Bratislava, Slovakia

Modern idiot routinely knows what only geniuses had known in the past, yet he is still an idiot - a depressing byproduct of mass media.

Modern idiot routinely knows what only geniuses had known in the past, yet he is still an idiot - a depressing byproduct of mass ...

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2012 Randall Munroe

The universal label — Ingredients: hydrogen, time.

The universal label — Ingredients: hydrogen, time. ...

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The Universal Label
2011-09-07 Tomáš Fülöpp — Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium

For perfection, infinity is a requirement.

For perfection, infinity is a requirement.   ...

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2011-07-25 Alain De Botton

So hard to accept that the prison door is open and we could walk out if we truly wanted.

So hard to accept that the prison door is open and we could walk out if we truly wanted. ...

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2011-04-28 Flemming Funch

The well adjusted don't evolve.

The well adjusted don't evolve. ...

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2011-04-25 Umair Haque

"Ethics" for some is equivalent to "Nice guys finish last." Not great if you wanna be winning.

"Ethics" for some is equivalent to "Nice guys finish last." Not great if you wanna be winning. ...

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2011-04-17 Tomáš Fülöpp — London, UK

You are young as long as you can manage to run more kilometres than what is your age!

You are young as long as you can manage to run more kilometres than what is your age! ...

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2011-04-17 Tomáš Fülöpp — London, UK

Človek je mladý dovtedy, kým dokáže zabehnúť viac kilometrov než koľko má rokov.

Človek je mladý dovtedy, kým dokáže zabehnúť viac kilometrov než koľko má rokov. ...

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2011 Tim Minchin

You know what they call alternative medicine that's been proved to work? - Medicine.

You know what they call alternative medicine that's been proved to work? - Medicine. ...

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2010-12-22 Alain De Botton

Transparency is a foolish ideal. Life becomes intolerable without a capacity for secrets.

Transparency is a foolish ideal. Life becomes intolerable without a capacity for secrets. ...

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2010-12-17 Paulo Coelho

Don't ask permission. Do it now and regret later.

Don't ask permission. Do it now and regret later. ...

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2010-12-17 Alain De Botton

A true sense of your age derives not from people you fancy, but from those who start to fancy you.

A true sense of your age derives not from people you fancy, but from those who start to fancy you. ...

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2010-12-16 Alain De Botton

A silence with a beautiful person always leaves you feeling you're the boring one.

A silence with a beautiful person always leaves you feeling you're the boring one. ...

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