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Absence is a foe to love; away from the eyes, away from the heart. --Italian Proverb
Absence is a shrew. --English Proverb
Absence is the enemy of love. --Italian Proverb
Absence makes the heart forget. --Kenyan Proverb
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. --English Proverb
Absence sharpens love; presence strengthens it. --English Proverb
Absent friends get further away every day. --Japanese Proverb
Absent people do not inherit. --French Proverb
Abstinence and fasting cure many a complaint. --Danish Proverb
Abstinence is the best medicine. --Tamil Proverb
Abstract Art: A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. --Albert Camus
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it. --William Feather
A buffalo does not feel the weight of his own horns. --Indian Proverb
A building of sand falls as you build it. --Cameroonian Proverb
A building without foundation is soon demolished. --Turkish Proverb
A bull is not known in two herds. --Zimbabwean Proverb
A bull went to impregnate a cow, and he came back a fetus. --Tunisian Proverb
Abundance does not spread; famine does. --South African Proverb
Abundance doesn't know contentment, but contentment is abundance. --Turkish Proverb
Abundance is from activity. --Turkish Proverb
Abundance, like want, ruins many. --Romanian Proverb
Abundance of money is a trial for a man. --Moroccan Proverb
Abundance will make cotton pull a stone. --Nigerian Proverb
A burden that one chooses is not felt. --Italian Proverb
A burnt child dreads the fire. --English Proverb
Abuse is like a god that destroys his master. --American Proverb
Abuse of hospitality breaks the bridge. --Bemba Proverb
Abuse often starts with praise. --Japanese Proverb
Abuses are the result of seeing one another too often. --Swahili Proverb
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. --Henry Ford
A busy mother makes slothful daughters. --Portuguese Proverb
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. --Ambrose Bierce
A calf is not found under an ox. --Armenian Proverb
A camel does not drink with a spoon. --Iranian Proverb
A canoe does not know who is king. When it turns over, everyone gets wet. --Malagasy Proverb
A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships. --Stephen Covey
A careful hyena lives a long time. --Zimbabwean Proverb
A cask of wine works more miracles than a church full of saints. --Italian Proverb
A cat goes to a monastery, but she still remains a cat. --Congolese Proverb
A cat has nine lives. --Traditional Proverb
A cat in a cage becomes a lion. --Indian Proverb
A cat likes to eat fresh fish but it will not go into the water. --Mongolian Proverb
A cat loves fish, but won't risk its claws. --Yiddish Proverb
A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat. --Ethiopian Proverb
A cat may go to a monastery, but will always remain a cat. --Ethiopian Proverb
A cat may look at a king. --Traditional Proverb
A cat will teach her young ones all the tricks, except how to jump backwards. --Netherlands Antillean Proverb
A cat with gloves never catches mice. --Greek Proverb
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit. --Nigerian Proverb
Accusing the times is but excusing ourselves. --English Proverb
A cemetery never refuses a corpse. --Lebanese Proverb
A centipede, though dead, will not fall. --Japanese Proverb
A centipede will not stop for a cripple. --Thai Proverb
A chain is as strong as its weakest link. --Danish Proverb
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. --Traditional Proverb
A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous. --Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
A change of name or place may sometimes save a person. --Hebrew Proverb
A chattering bird builds no nest. --Cameroonian Proverb
A chicken is hatched even from such a well sealed thing as an egg. --Chinese Proverb
A chicken is hatched even from such a well-sealed thing as an egg. --Chinese Proverb
A chicken's head cannot wear a turban. --Zanzibar Proverb
A chicken that hatches a crocodile's eggs is looking for trouble. --Malagasy Proverb
A chicken with beautiful plumage does not sit in a corner. --African Proverb
A chicken you eat only once -- eggs a hundred times. --Tajikistani Proverb
A chick that will grow into a rooster can be spotted the very day it hatches. --African Proverb
A child is a bridge to heaven. --Iranian Proverb
A child is a certain sorrow and uncertain joy. --Swedish Proverb
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. --Groucho Marx
A child's fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot yam which his mother puts into his palm. --African Proverb
A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world. --Alice Duer Miller
A child who is to be successful is not reared exclusively on a bed of down. --Ghanaian Proverb
A child without a mother is like a fish in shallow water. --Myanmar Proverb
A chip on the shoulder indicates wood higher up. --Traditional Proverb
A Christian forgives, an idiot forgets. --Corsican Proverb
A church without a leader is prey for the devil. --Georgian Proverb
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. --Italo Calvino
A clean pig makes lean bacon. --Serbian Proverb
A clear conscience is a good pillow. --French Proverb
A clear conscience is a soft pillow. --German Proverb
A clear conscience is far more valuable than money. --Filipino Proverb
A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth. --Filipino Proverb
A clear conscience shines not only in the eyes. --Lebanese Proverb
A clear sky fears not the thunder. --Romanian Proverb
A clever doctor never treats himself. --Chinese Proverb
A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all. --Chinese Proverb
A clock that stands still is better than one that goes wrong. --Yiddish Proverb
A closed mouth catches no flies. --French Proverb
A close friend can become a close enemy. --Ethiopian Proverb
A cloth is not woven from a single thread. --Chinese Proverb
A coconut shell full of water is a sea to an ant. --Indian Proverb
A cold April the barn will fill. --English Proverb
A colt is worth little if it does not break its halter. --Traditional Proverb
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. --Maurice Chevalier
A communal field is ruined by the bears. --Georgian Proverb
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. --Emo Philips
A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits. --Woodrow Wilson
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward. --Franklin D. Roosevelt
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead. --Leo Rosten
A constant guest is never welcome. --Traditional Proverb
A contented assA coquettish woman is like a shadow -- as you chase her she runs away, and if you run away, she chases after you. --Iranian Proverb
Acorns were good till bread was found. --Romanian Proverb
A country can be conquered from the back of a horse but may not be ruled in the same manner. --Japanese Proverb
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. --German Proverb
A country without freedom is like a prisoner with shackled hands. --Filipino Proverb
A coward has no scar. --Zimbabwean Proverb
A coward is full of precaution. --Somali Proverb
A coward sweats in water. --Ethiopian Proverb
A cow gave birth to a fire; she wanted to lick it, but it burned; she wanted to leave it, but she could not because it was her own child. --Ethiopian Proverb
A cow must graze where she is tied. --Sierra Leonean Proverb
A cow that has no tail should not try to chase away flies. --Guinean Proverb
Acquaintance without patience is like a candle with no light. --Iranian Proverb
A crab does not beget a bird. --Ghanaian Proverb
A creaking door hangs long on its hinges. --Romanian Proverb
A crown is no cure for the headache. --Dutch Proverb
A crow will never be a dove. --Bulgarian Proverb
A crow will never be a falcon. --Ukranian Proverb
Act honestly, and answer boldly. --Danish Proverb
Acting is a matter of giving away secrets. --Ellen Barkin
Act in the valley so that you need not fear those who stand on the hill. --Danish Proverb
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress. --Bruce Barton
Action is the foundational key to all success. --Pablo Picasso
Actions speak louder than words. --English Proverb
Active hands, full bellies. --Cambodian Proverb
Active people never have louse bites. --Chinese Proverb
Act like you are an idiot and everyone will respect you. --Arabian Proverb
Act quickly, think slowly. --Greek Proverb
Acts of kindness may soon be forgotten, but the memory of an offense remains. --Traditional Proverb
Act so in the valley that you need not fear those who stand on the hill. --Danish Proverb
A curious woman is capable of turning around the rainbow just to see what is on the other side. --Chinese Proverb
A custom wears a shirt of iron. --Czech Proverb
A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen. --Dutch Proverb
A daily guest is a thief in the kitchen. --Spanish Proverb
Adam ate the apple, and our teeth still ache. --Hungarian Proverb
Adam must have an Eve to blame for his faults. --Italian Proverb
Adam's ale is the best brew. --Traditional Proverb
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. --H. G. Wells
A day in prison is longer than a thousand years at large. --Vietnamese Proverb
A day is lost if one has not laughed. --French Proverb
A day of fasting is the eve of a feast. --Spanish Proverb
A day of grief lasts longer than a month of joy. --Chinese Proverb
A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy. --Chinese Proverb
A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. --Vietnamese Proverb
A day-old pigeon cannot fly over a mountain pass. --Korean Proverb
A day to come seems longer than a year that's gone. --Scottish Proverb
A day without bread lasts long. --Spanish Proverb
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo. --Mary Pickford
A dead cherry tree will not blossom. --Japanese Proverb
A dead man does not know where his grave is. --Bantu Proverb
A dead man pays no debts. --Serbian Proverb
A dead man's will is the mirror of his life. --Polish Proverb
A dead songbird gives us no meat. --Chinese Proverb
A deaf husband and a blind wife will always make a happy couple. --Danish Proverb
A deaf man heard how a mute told that a blind man has seen how a cripple walked. --Yiddish Proverb
A deaf man may not have heard the thunder but he surely will see the rain. --Malian Proverb
A debt is always new. --Estonian Proverb
A decision made at night may be changed in the morning. --Samoan Proverb
A deer tethered with a golden chain can escape to the forest to eat grass. --Malawian Proverb
A defeated wrestler is not tired of wrestling. --Turkish Proverb
A degenerate nobleman is like a turnip. There is nothing good of him but that which is underground. --English Proverb
A diamond with a flaw is better than a common stone that is perfect. --Chinese Proverb
A dictionary can only be read when it is printed. --Chinese Proverb
A dimple in the chin, a devil within. --Traditional Proverb
A dimple on the chin, the devil within. --Gaelic Proverb
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. --Robert Frost
A diplomat should be yielding and supple as a creeper that can be bent but not broken. --Malawian Proverb
A dirty soul can be cleansed when one speaks. --Kyrgyzstani Proverb
A disease known is half cured. --Traditional Proverb
A distant fire does not burn. --Swahili Proverb
Admission by the defendant is worth a hundred witnesses. --Hebrew Proverb
A doctor and a clown know more than a doctor alone. --Italian Proverb
A doctor is only a doctor when he has killed one or two patients. --Indian Proverb
A doctor will take care of the rich man; the poor man is cured with work. --Polish Proverb
A dog always bites under the knee. --Indian Proverb
A dog by your side is better than a brother miles away. --Iranian Proverb
A dog cannot carry its puppies on its back. --Sudanese Proverb
A dog does not mind being called a dog. --African Proverb
A dog doesn't like bananas, but he can't bear to think that chickens eat them. --Martiniquais Proverb
A dog in a kennel barks at his fleas -- a hunting dog does not feel them. --Chinese Proverb
A dog is a man's best friend. --English Proverb
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. --Josh Billings
A dog never forgets his master. --African Proverb
A dog returns to where he has been fed. --African Proverb
A dog shows affection even to a poor family. --Chinese Proverb
A dog that barks all the time gets little attention. --Argentine Proverb
A dog that barks much is never a good hunter. --Traditional Proverb
A dog will always be a dog, even if he is raised by lions. --Lebanese Proverb
A dog will not make himself look like a horse just by cutting off his tail. --Indian Proverb
A dog with a bone knows no friend. --Dutch Proverb
A dog with a docked tail is not afraid that its backside can be seen. --French Proverb
A dog with many masters, dies of starvation. --Surinamese Proverb
A dog won't bite you if you are carrying a stick. --Spanish Proverb
A dog won't forsake his master because of poverty; a son never deserts his mother because of her homely appearance. --Chinese Proverb
A donkey always says thank you with a kick. --Kenyan Proverb
A donkey cannot trot for long. --Italian Proverb
A donkey decked in gold is better than an over-laden horse. --Spanish Proverb
A donkey has two friends: his two hind legs. --Afghan Proverb
A donkey has two friends: his two hind legs. --Afghan Proverb
A donkey in Saxony is a professor in Rome. --German Proverb
A donkey is a donkey though it may carry the Sultan's treasure. --Lebanese Proverb
enjoys a long life. --Portuguese Proverb
A donkey that carries a lot of books is not necessarily learned. --Danish Proverb
A donkey that carries me is worth more than a horse that kicks me. --Mongolian Proverb
A doorstep is the highest of all mountains. --Slovenian Proverb
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
A dove has no place amongst the crows. --Greek Proverb
A dream which has not been interpreted is like a letter unread. --Hebrew Proverb
A dressed up lie is worth more than a badly told truth. --Lebanese Proverb
A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together. --James H. Boren
A drink precedes a story. --Irish Proverb
A drop hollows out a stone. --Russian Proverb
A drop of honey catches more flies than a hogshead of vinegar. --Traditional Proverb
A drowning man takes hold of his own hair. --Greek Proverb
A drowning man will clutch at a straw. --Traditional Proverb
A drowning man will clutch at straws. --Armenian Proverb
A drunkard can be a sheep, a monkey or a lion. --Danish Proverb
A dry bone is never licked. --Albanian Proverb
A dry spoon will tear the mouth. --Kyrgyzstani Proverb
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. --Marshall McLuhan
Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty. --Adam Smith
Adversity and loss make a man wise. --Welsh Proverb
Adversity comes with instruction in his hand. --Welsh Proverb
Adversity flatters no man. --English Proverb
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich. --Romanian Proverb
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. --Mark Twain
Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century. --Marshall McLuhan
Advertising is the mother of trade. --Japanese Proverb
Advice after injury is like medicine after death. --Danish Proverb
Advice given in the midst of a crowd is loathsome. --Arabian Proverb
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end. --Marcus Tullius Cicero
Advice is a free gift that can become expensive for the one who gets it. --Armenian Proverb
Advice is a stranger; if he's welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day. --Malagasy Proverb
Advice is least heeded when most needed. --English Proverb
Advice should be viewed from behind. --Swedish Proverb
Advise and counsel him; if he does not listen, let adversity teach him. --Ethiopian Proverb
Advise no one to go to war or to marry. --Spanish Proverb
Advising is easier than helping. --German Proverb
Advising is often better than fighting. --German Proverb
A dying man discovers the honesty with which he was born. --Japanese Proverb
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist. --Stewart Alsop
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway. --Mary Kay Ash
A fable is a bridge that leads to truth. --Arabian Proverb
A fable is a bridge which leads to truth. --Saudi Arabian Proverb
A face that never laughs betrays an evil heart. --Basque Proverb
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 Teller
A fair booty makes a fair thief. --English Proverb
A fair day in winter is the mother of a storm. --Romanian Proverb
A fallen blossom never returns to the branch. --Japanese Proverb
A fall into a ditch makes you wiser. --Chinese Proverb
A farmer should not ride the king's horse. --Yiddish Proverb
A fast is better than a bad meal. --Irish Proverb
A fat belly did not invent gun powder. --Greek Proverb
A father deserted by a wise son is like being caught in a shower without a felt. --Tibetan Proverb
A father is a banker provided by nature. --French Proverb
A fat wife is like a blanket in winter. --Pakistani Proverb
A fat woman is a blanket for the winter. --Arabian Proverb
A fault confessed is half redressed. --Zulu Proverb
A favor to come is better than a hundred received. --Italian Proverb
A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease. --John Muir
Affairs of the home should not be discussed in the public square. --Kenyan Proverb
Affinity is a mysterious thing, but it is spicy! --Japanese Proverb
A fight in your neighbor's house is refreshing. --Indian Proverb
A film is a petrified fountain of thought. --Jean Cocteau
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. --Orson Welles
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 Kubrick
A fine cage won't feed the bird. --Traditional Proverb
A fire will sear and the sun burn yet more, but neither can match the ardor of a man's heart. --Indonesian Proverb
A fisherman never says his fish stink. --Creole Proverb
A fish gets bigger when it gets away. --Japanese Proverb
A fish wouldn't get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut. --Korean Proverb
A flatterer has water in one hand and fire in the other. --German Proverb
A flatterer is a secret enemy. --Hungarian Proverb
A flatterer must not lose his temper. --Yiddish Proverb
A flea can trouble a lion more than the lion can harm a flea. --Kenyan Proverb
A flea on top of a bald head. --Chinese Proverb
A fly does not mind dying in coconut cream. --Swahili Proverb
A flying crow always catches something. --Dutch Proverb
A fly will not get into a closed mouth. --Russian Proverb
A fly will not get into a closed mouth. --Moroccan Proverb
A fog cannot be dispelled by a fan. --Japanese Proverb
A fool admires himself most when he has done foolish things. --Chinese Proverb
A fool and his money are soon parted. --Traditional Proverb
A fool and water will go the way they are directed. --Ethiopian Proverb
A fool and water will go the way they are diverted. --Ethiopian Proverb
A fool at forty is a fool indeed. --Traditional Proverb
A fool believes everything. --Traditional Proverb
A fool bolts a door with a boiled carrot --Traditional Proverb
A fool by chance may say a wise thing. --Dutch Proverb
A fool can ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. --English Proverb
A fool in a hurry drinks tea with a fork. --Chinese Proverb
A fool is a wise man's ladder. --South African Proverb
A foolish bride gets no presents. --Indian Proverb
A foolish fox is caught by one leg, but a wise one by all four. --Serbian Proverb
A foolish man may be known by six things: Anger without cause, speech without profit, change without progress, inquiry without object, putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends. --Saudi Arabian Proverb
A fool is like all other men as long as he remains silent. --Danish Proverb
A fool is like the big drum that beats fast but does not realize its hollowness. --Malay Proverb
A fool is someone who trusts another fool. --Spanish Proverb
A fool is thirsty in the midst of water. --Ethiopian Proverb
A fool laughs at himself. --Namibian Proverb
A fool looks for dung where the cow never grazed. --Ethiopian Proverb
A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. --English Proverb

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A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. --Emo Philips
Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build. --Larry Ellison
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding. --Louis Gerstner
Computers are so badly designed! --Brian Eno
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. --Pablo Picasso
Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. --Edsger Dijkstra
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done. --Andy Rooney
Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living. --Nicholas Negroponte
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. --Doug Larson
I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer. --Dave Barry
I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. --Isaac Asimov
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image. --Stephen Hawking
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user. --Bill Gates
Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window. --Steve Wozniak
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. --Isaac Asimov
People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster. --Adam Osborne
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020. --Ray Kurzweil
The computer is a slowpoke. --Peter Drucker
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. --Douglas Engelbart
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do. --Ted Nelson
The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things - of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language. --Jim Clark
The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers. --Sydney J. Harris
Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us. --Jean Rostand
To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more A girl receives, a widow takes her husband. --Chinese Proverb
A girl that blushes too much, knows too much. --Chinese Proverb
A girl with a golden cradle doesn't remain long in her father's house. --Armenian Proverb
A girl without a friend is like the spring without roses. --French Proverb
A girl without a mother is like a mountain with no paths; a girl without a father is like a mountain with no streams. --Kurdish Proverb
A girl without a needle is like a cat without a claw. --Estonian Proverb
A glutton is never satisfied. --Namibian Proverb
A glutton is one who digs his grave with his teeth. --French Proverb
A goat thief came along and they put him in jail. --Greek Proverb
A golden cage does not feed the bird. --Italian Proverb
A golden key will open every lock. --Yiddish Proverb
A golden plate is worth nothing to me when my blood is spilled on it. --Georgian Proverb
A gold ring does not cure a felon. --Traditional Proverb
A good anvil fears no hammer. --Italian Proverb
A good appetite needs no sauce. --Polish Proverb
A good armchair makes the backside soft and the heart hard. --French Proverb
A good backside will easily find a bench to sit on. --Latvian Proverb
A good bee never lands on a fallen flower. --Chinese Proverb
A good bee will not go to a drooping flower. --Romanian Proverb
A good beginning makes a good ending. --English Proverb
A good bell is heard from far, a bad one still further. --Finnish Proverb
A good bird begins chirping while in the egg. --Greek Proverb
A good book praises itself. --German Proverb
A good bottle of wine does not need a cork. --French Proverb
A good breakfast cannot take the place of the evening meal. --Chinese Proverb
A good burgundy does a lot for women, especially when men drink it. --French Proverb
A good cat deserves a good rat. --French Proverb
A good cat does not need a collar of gold. --Japanese Proverb
A good client doesn't change shop in three years, a good shop doesn't change clients in three years. --Chinese Proverb
A good rooster can never have too many hens. --Bulgarian Proverb
A good rooster is always slim. --French Proverb
A good rooster will crow on every dungheap. --Mexican Proverb
A good conscience is better than a big wage. --Jamaican Proverb
A good conversation is better than a good bed. --Ethiopian Proverb
A good cow gets sold in its own country. --Maltese Proverb
A good deed bears interest. --Estonian Proverb
A good deed dies when it is spoken about. --Arabian Proverb
A good deed is something one returns. --Guinean Proverb
A good deed is the best form of prayer. --Serbian Proverb
A good deed is written on snow. --Estonian Proverb
A good deed will make a good neighbor. --Bantu Proverb
A good dog deserves a good bone. --Traditional Proverb
A good dog does not bite a chicken and a good man does not hit his wife. --Chinese Proverb
A good drink makes the old young. --Traditional Proverb
A good drum does not have to be beaten hard. --Chinese Proverb
A good example is like a bell that calls many to church. --Danish Proverb
A good face is a letter of recommendation. --Traditional Proverb
A good figure is better than a reference letter. --French Proverb
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it. --Alfred Hitchcock
A good fire makes a quick cook. --Dutch Proverb
A good fox does not eat his neighbor's chickens. --French Proverb
A good friend is often better than a brother. --Yiddish Proverb
A good guitarist will play on one string. --South American Proverb
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. --Wayne Gretzky
A good horse has many faults; a bad one has hardly any. --Croatian Proverb
A good horse is worth his fodder. --Dutch Proverb
A good husband is healthy and absent. --Japanese Proverb
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book. --Irish Proverb
A good lawyer is a bad neighbor. --French Proverb
A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth. --German Proverb
A good life is the best sermon. --Spanish Proverb
A good life, they say, keeps wrinkles at bay. --Spanish Proverb
A good man, but his mad dog won't let you speak to him. --Yiddish Proverb
A good man is one who rejoices in the well-being of others. --Arabian Proverb
A good man's pedigree is little hunted up. --Spanish Proverb
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. --Honore de Balzac
A good meal ought to begin with hunger. --French Proverb
A good memory is not so good as a little ink. --Chinese Proverb
A good mule can be sold in his own territory. --Maltese Proverb
A good name is a second inheritance. --German Proverb
A good name is better than good habits. --Vietnamese Proverb
A good name is better than precious ointment. Ecclesiastes 7-1 --BiblicalProverb
A good name is more valuable than a velvet garment. --Moroccan Proverb
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches. Proverbs 22:1 --BiblicalProverb
A good name reaches far but a bad one reaches farther. --Yugoslavian Proverb
A good neighbor increases the value of your property. --Czech Proverb
A good orator makes us see with our ears. --Arabian Proverb
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. --Hedy Lamarr
A good religion does not need miracles. --Japanese Proverb
A good reputation is better than a golden girdle. --Serbian Proverb
A good rest is half the job. --Yugoslavian Proverb
A good rest is half the work. --Yugoslavian Proverb
A good soldier has only three things to think about; the king, God, and nothing. --German Proverb
A good speaker makes a good liar. --German Proverb
A good spectator also creates. --Swiss Proverb
A good storyteller must be able to lie a little. --Chinese Proverb
A good surfer will not get wet. --Hawaiian Proverb
A good swordsman is not given to quarrel. --French Proverb
A good thief is the best guardian. --Guyanese Proverb
A good tree bears good fruit. --German Proverb
A good tree can lodge ten thousand birds. --Myanmar Proverb
A good well-lived today makes every yesterday a dream of a good future, and every morning is a vision of hope. --Sanskrit Proverb
A good wife and health are a man's best wealth. --Traditional Proverb
A good wife and health is a mans best wealth. --Traditional Proverb
A goose quill is more dangerous than a lion's claw. --English Proverb
A gossip's mouth is the devil's postbag. --Gaelic Proverb
A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away. --Barry Goldwater
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. --George Bernard Shaw
A grape that sees another gets ripe. --Byzantium Proverb
A grateful dog has more worth than an ungrateful man. --Arabian Proverb

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man. --Henry David Thoreau
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. --Herb Caen
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. --Francis Bacon
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. --Confucius
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. --Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? --Friedrich Nietzsche
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit. --Elbert Hubbard
He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom. --James Huneker
He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty. --Mary Wilson Little
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool. --Lord Chesterfield
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own. --William Ralph Inge
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. --Walter Lippmann
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. --Alfred Lord Tennyson
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe. --Josh Billings
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. --Juvenal
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. --Theodore Roosevelt
No man was ever wise by chance. --Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Patience is the companion of wisdom. --Saint Augustine
Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. --Tobias Smollett
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. --William James
The doors of wisdom are never shut. --Benjamin Franklin
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. --Jean Paul
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. --H. L. Mencken
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. --Socrates
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart. --Charles Dickens
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations. --Benjamin Disraeli
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. --Oliver Wendell Holmes
To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not. --Akhenaton
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. --Bertrand Russell
Turn your wounds into wisdom. --Oprah Winfrey
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. --George Bernard Shaw
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth. --Sara Teasdale
Wisdom begins at the end. --Daniel Webster
Wisdom begins in wonder. --Socrates
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. --Tom Wilson
Wisdom is a sacred communion. --Victor Hugo
Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. --David Starr Jordan
Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. --Doug Larson
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. --Doug Larson
Wisdom outweighs any wealth. --Sophocles
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. --Kahlil Gibran

Sent Message: (?)A bachelor and a dog can do anything. --Polish Proverb
A back does not break from bending. --Egyptian Proverb
A bad agreement is better than a good lawsuit. --Italian Proverb
A bad cause requires many words. --German Proverb
A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit. --French Proverb
A bad man in Zion City is a good man in Chicago. --American Proverb
A bad man talks about what he has eaten and drunk -- a good man about what he has seen and heard. --Chinese Proverb
A bad neighbor will give you a needle with no thread. --Portuguese Proverb
A bad one breaks his board. --Hawaiian Proverb
A bad peace is better than a good war. --Yiddish Proverb
A bad penny always turns up. --Traditional Proverb
A bad reaper never gets a good sickle. --Scottish Proverb
A bad son gives his mother a bad name. --Ivorian Proverb
A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles. --Chinese Proverb
A bad workman always blames his tools. --Traditional Proverb
A bad workman never finds a good tool. --French Proverb
A bad workman quarrels with his tools. --Romanian Proverb
A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't. --Iranian Proverb
A bad wound may heal, but a bad name will kill. --Scottish Proverb
A bald-headed man will not grow hair by getting excited. --Congolese Proverb
A barber learns to shave by shaving fools. --Romanian Proverb
A bar of iron continually ground becomes a needle. --Chinese Proverb
A barrel that contains the wine will retain the drop in its staves. --Irish Proverb
A bashful beggar has an empty purse. --Old Proverb
A bashful beggar has an empty wallet. --Hungarian Proverb
A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind. --Japanese Proverb
A bean in liberty is better than a comfit in prison. --Romanian Proverb
A beard signifies lice, not brains. --Greek Proverb
A beautiful bride needs no dowry. --Iraqi Proverb
A beautiful face is admired even when its owner doesn't say anything. --Danish Proverb
A beautiful funeral does not necessarily lead to paradise. --Creole Proverb
A beautiful maxim in the memory is like a piece of gold in the purse. --French Proverb
A beautiful thing is never perfect. --Egyptian Proverb
A beautiful wife without money is like a fine house without furniture. --Spanish Proverb
A beautiful woman belongs to everyone; an ugly one is yours alone. --Indian Proverb
A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life. --Japanese Proverb
A beautiful woman who is pleasing to men is good only for frightening fish when she falls into the water. --Zen Proverb
A beetle is a beauty in the eyes of his mother. --Traditional Proverb
A beggar himself, can he afford to have one asking for alms at his door? --Indian Proverb
A beggar on his feet is worth more than an emperor in his grave. --French Proverb
A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift. --Iranian Proverb
A beggar won't mind being insulted. --African Proverb
A big blanket makes a person sleep late. --Bahamian Proverb
A big chair does not make a king. --Sudanese Proverb
A big crowd, but not a human being in sight! --Yiddish Proverb
A big fish is caught with big bait. --Sierra Leonean Proverb
A big nose never spoiled a handsome face. --French Proverb
A big tree attracts the wind. --Chinese Proverb
A bird does not sing because he has the answer to something, he sings because he has a song. --Chinese Proverb
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. --Chinese Proverb
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. --Traditional Proverb
A bird may be known by its flight. --Russian Proverb
A bird never flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food. --Dutch Proverb
A bird that allows itself to be caught will find a way of escaping. --Cameroonian Proverb
A bite from a loving mouth is worth more than a kiss from any other. --Lebanese Proverb
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses. --Traditional Proverb
A black cow also gives white milk. --Sierra Leonean Proverb
A black hen lays a white egg. --English Proverb
A black plum is as sweet as a white. --English Proverb
A blacksmith has no need of an axe. --African Proverb
A blade won't cut another blade; a cheat won't cheat another cheat. --Ethiopian Proverb
A bleeding sheep loses a bite. --Traditional Proverb
A blind cat catches only a dead rat. --Chinese Proverb
A blind chicken will often find an ear of corn. --Austrian Proverb
A blind man needs no looking glass. --Scottish Proverb
A blind man sat behind a pile of stones and thought that nobody could see him. --Indian Proverb
A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind. --Iranian Proverb
A blind man will not thank you for a looking glass. --Romanian Proverb
A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass. --English Proverb
A blow to another's purse is like a blow to a mountain of sand. --Egyptian Proverb
A blushing lie is better than the pale truth. --Norwegian Proverb
A boat that is not tied up will drift along with the stream. --Japanese Proverb
A boil is fine as long as it's under someone else's arm. --Yiddish Proverb
A bolt does not always fall when it thunders. --Traditional Proverb
A book is a garden carried in the pocket. --Saudi Arabian Proverb
A book is a good friend when it lays bare the errors of the past. --Indian Proverb
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. --Arabian Proverb
A boor remains a boor even if sleeping on silken pillows. --Danish Proverb
A borrowed cat catches no mice. --Japanese Proverb
A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm. --Arabian Proverb
A borrowed coat does not keep one warm. --Egyptian Proverb
A borrowed fiddle does not finish a tune. --Zimbabwean Proverb
A borrowed mule soon gets a bad back. --Syrian Proverb
A borrower may not lend the thing he borrowed. --Hebrew Proverb
A bowl should not laugh when a calabash breaks. --African Proverb
A boy's will is the will of the wind. --Norwegian Proverb
A braggart is recognized by his headgear. --Namibian Proverb
A brave man is scared of a lion three times: first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face. --Somali Proverb
A brave man seldom is hurt in the back. --Bosnian Proverb
A brave man will face a situation no matter how dreadful. --Filipino Proverb
A brilliant daughter makes a brittle wife. --Dutch Proverb
Abroad we judge the dress; at home we judge the man. --Chinese Proverb
A brother is like one's shoulder. --Somali Proverb
Absence and a friendly neighbor washes away love. --Traditional Proverb
Absence is a foe to love; away from the eyes, away from the heart. --Italian Proverb
Absence is a shrew. --English Proverb
Absence is the enemy of love. --Italian Proverb
Absence makes the heart forget. --Kenyan Proverb
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. --English Proverb
Absence sharpens love; presence strengthens it. --English Proverb
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. --George Jean Nathan
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. --William Shakespeare
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. --Plato
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. --Henri B. Stendhal
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. --Honore de Balzac
Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times. --Rita Rudner
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage. --Lao Tzu
But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken. --Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Can miles truly separate you from friends,  If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there? --Richard Bach
Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove, Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks. --John Donne
Do all things with love. --Og Mandino
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. --George Bernard Shaw
For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams. --Pedro Calderon de la Barca
For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy. --Boethius
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. --Judy Garland
For man's greatest crime is to have been born. --Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Fortune and love favor the brave. --Ovid
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never. --Charles Caleb Colton
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. --Albert Einstein
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. --Pedro Calderon de la Barca
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it. --Barbara Pym
I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone. --Javan
If there is a God, whence proceed so many evils? If there is no God, whence cometh any good? --Boethius
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. --Mother Teresa
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. --A. A. Milne
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. --Michel de Montaigne
If you want to be loved, be lovable. --Ovid
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. --Mother Teresa
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved. --George Eliot
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' --Erich Fromm
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. --Erich Fromm
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun. --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. --Miguel de Unamuno
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty,  you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. --J. D. Salinger
Life is the flower for which love is the honey. --Victor Hugo
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. --Kahlil Gibran
Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages. --Marcel Proust
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. --David Grayson
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes,  just be an illusion. --Javan
Love conquers all. --Virgil
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other. --Rainer Maria Rilke
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. --James A. Baldwin
Love does not dominate; it cultivates. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. --Voltaire
Love is a game that two can play and both win. --Eva Gabor
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else. --George Bernard Shaw
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. --Euripides
Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love. --Leo Buscaglia
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. --Peter Ustinov
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. --Robert Frost
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. --William Shakespeare
Love is being stupid together. --Paul Valery
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. --Aristotle
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life. --Leo Buscaglia
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. --H. L. Mencken
Love is love's reward. --John Dryden
Love is metaphysical gravity. --R. Buckminster Fuller
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. --Judith Viorst
Love is my religion - I could die for it. --John Keats
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species. --W. Somerset Maugham
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else. --Jose Ortega y Gasset
Love is the beauty of the soul. --Saint Augustine
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. --Miguel de Unamuno
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another. --H. L. Mencken
Love is the flower you've got to let grow. --John Lennon
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. --Ben Hecht
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. --H. L. Mencken
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. --John Ciardi
Love is what you've been through with somebody. --James Thurber
Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. --Zora Neale Hurston
Love means not ever having to say you're sorry. --Erich Segal
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. --James A. Baldwin
Love takes up where knowledge leaves off. --Saint Thomas Aquinas
Love that is not madness is not love. --Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction. --Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. --Zelda Fitzgerald
Nothing is miserable unless you think it is so. --Boethius
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. --Rainer Maria Rilke
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved. --William Congreve
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. --Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. --David Byrne
Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man. --Tammy Wynette
Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to. --Tammy Wynette
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole. --Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Take away love and our earth is a tomb. --Robert Browning
The art of love is largely the art of persistence. --Albert Ellis
The best proof of love is trust. --Joyce Brothers
The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life. --Lydia M. Child
The Eskimo has fifty-two names for snow because it is important to them; there ought to be as many for love. --Margaret Atwood
The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do. --Nan Fairbrother
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. --George Edward Moore
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. --Mother Teresa

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Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin. --John von Neumann
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. --Alfred North Whitehead
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems. --Rene Descartes
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. --Archimedes
I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake. --Rene Descartes
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. --Ben Hecht
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. --Aldous Huxley
Any good music must be an innovation. --Les Baxter
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. --Kin Hubbard
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music. --Isaac Stern
I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds. --Dizzy Gillespie
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music. --Gustav Mahler
If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks. --Sidney Lanier
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. --Richard M. Nixon
In music the passions enjoy themselves. --Friedrich Nietzsche
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony. --Benjamin Britten
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. --Jimi Hendrix
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. --Victor Hugo
Music happens to be an art form that transcends language. --Herbie Hancock
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. --William Congreve
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. --Frank Zappa
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. --Plato
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. --John Lennon
Music is love in search of a word. --Sidney Lanier
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. --Jean Paul
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune. --Thomas Fuller
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. --Plato
Music is well said to be the speech of angels. --Thomas Carlyle
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. --Berthold Auerbach
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. --Maya Angelou
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible. --W. H. Auden
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. --Bob Marley
Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off. --Bryan Ferry
The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly,  music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees. --Andres Segovia
The iPod completely changed the way people approach music. --Karl Lagerfeld
The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Things like old folks singing in the moonlight in the back yard on a hot night or something said long ago. --Louis Armstrong
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another. --Frank Zappa
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself. --Sidney Lanier
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once. --Robert Browning
Without music, life would be a mistake. --Friedrich Nietzsche
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. --Laurie Anderson
You are the music while the music lasts. --T. S. Eliot
You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed? --Bryan Ferry
You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works. --Van Morrison

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences. --Isadora Duncan
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. --Twyla Tharp
Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. --Ted Shawn
People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience. --Mikhail Baryshnikov
What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print. --Isadora Duncan

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