Think about it…

This is a complete collection of “foreign” quotes feeding the random “Think about it…” sidebar box. Russian expressions can be found in a separate post.

  • “Le cynique est celui qui connaît le prix de tout et la valeur de rien.” — Oscar Wilde
  • “Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.” — Jules de Gaultier
  • “Viele Quellen sind mit dem Flusslauf nicht einverstanden.” — Jean Cocteau
  • “Si nos vertus ne transparaissent pas hors de nous-mêmes, ce serait comme si nous ne les avions point.” — William Shakespeare
  • “It's better to burn out than to fade away.” — Kurt Cobain (from the suicide note)
  • “It is easier for a Russian to become an atheist than for anyone else in the world.” — Fjodor M. Dostojewski
  • “When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.” — Colleen C. Barrett
  • “The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.” — Jerry M. Wright
  • “True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriend's boyfriends — and he accepts it.” — Larry McMurtry
  • “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.” — Sigmund Freud
  • “The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.” — Publilius Syrus
  • “Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old.” — Tryon Edwards
  • “Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.” — Charles Caleb Colton
  • “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” — Salvador Dali
  • “A pint can't hold a quart — if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.” — Margaret Deland
  • “The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.” — John W. Foster
  • “Es ist immer etwas Wahnsinn in der Liebe. Es ist aber auch immer etwas Vernunft im Wahnsinn.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.” — Francois de la Rochefoucauld
  • “One feels inclined to say that the intention that man should be happy is not included in the plan of Creation.” — Sigmund Freud
  • “The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.” — Groucho Marx
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