Quotation Explorer - 'Proves'

Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue, But, like the shadow, proves the substance true. - Alexander Pope
To literary critics a book is assumed to be guilty until it proves itself innocent. - Nelson Algren
I am the prosecutor. I represent the state. I am here to present to you the evidence of a crime. Together you will weigh this evidence. You will deliberate upon it. You will decide if it proves the defendant's guilt. - Scott Turow
The more idealism proves futile, the more I respect idealists. - Marty Rubin
All that we have achieved in life is creating a virtual reality for ourselves, while burying the actual reality! Our preference of technology over nature proves that Man is experiencing everything through the HEAD. What a pity! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Being a solution and not a problem proves progression. - Unarine Ramaru
It is the transience of life which proves its inestimable worth. - D.B. Harrop
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so. - Mark Twain
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done." - George Carlin
If you are completely surrounded by the enemies, this proves that you are damn stupid in matters of making friends and such a stupidity, such a miserable clumsiness is your biggest enemy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A dung beetle couple in love constantly proves that you still can be in love living on shit. - Munia Khan
Paying the price for your dreams proves you can afford them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
GORGON, n. The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad. - Ambrose Bierce
I AM MY LIFE'S CHOOSER,EVEN IT PROVES ME A LOSER,I DON'T NEED A BOOSTER,MY SUCCESS WILL BE SOONER,IF U KNOW MY RUMOR,DON'T TAKE AS HUMOR. - merlin8thomas
The modern habit of doing ceremonial things unceremoniously is no proof of humility; rather it proves the offender's inability to forget himself in the rite, and his readiness to spoil for every one else the proper pleasure of ritual. - C.S. Lewis
The knowledge that we consider knowledge proves itself in action. What we now mean by knowledge is information in action, information focused on results. - Peter F. Drucker
If a man tells you he's an asshole & that you deserve better, believe him...it's a warning. It's best you listen before he proves it to you. - April Mae Monterrosa
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans- unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
Guys are accessories, until one proves he's an necessity. - source unknown
Guys are accessories, until one proves he's a necessity - source unknown
Regret is good. It proves you have a conscience. - J.R. Young
At the heart of the matter is a battle between wish and fear. Fear generally proves stronger than a wish, but it leaves a taste of disappointment on the tongue. - George Packer
This proves the significance of individualism; being able to face the music, to embrace it, and then create something beautiful from it. You can’t truly be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes and the pinnacle of life can only be reached when one can carve their own path. - Nadège Richards
Gravity proves that the whole universe is filled with Love. - Ankala V Subbarao
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot. - Mark Twain
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness, than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself. - H. L. Mencken
Doing evil to another person doesn't prove your love and loyalty to another person; it proves your significant other wants you to walk away from the light because they are lonely living in the dark. - Shannon L. Alder
...if you are the exception that proves the rule, and the rule is that woman are inferior, you haven't made any progress. - Ariel Levy
He takes my breath away and proves to me that I don't need it. - Malak El Halabi
It is naively assumed that the fact that the majority of people share certain ideas and feelings proves the validity of these ideas and feelings. Nothing could be further from the truth. Consensual validation as such has no bearing on reason or mental health. - Erich Fromm
A witty saying proves nothing. - Voltaire
Your tears proves that you are an emotional human being; love, joy, sadness and misery touches you deeply. - Debasish Mridha
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure. - J. R. R. Tolkien
When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves he is not a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking. - Georges Clemenceau
History proves there is no better advertisement for a book than to condemn it for obscenity. - Holbrook Jackson
While what I write is always largely consistent with the records that remain I freely admit that where historical fact proves a barrier to invention, I simply move a detail a little one way or another. - Sara Sheridan
For a writer, I'm not sure that feeling of knowing you've just written something good and strong can be trumped. Not because it means I did something right. But because it proves how many wrongs I pushed through to get there. - Cara Rosalie Olsen
Those speak foolishly who ascribe their anger or their impatience to such as offend them or to tribulation. Tribulation does not make people impatient, but proves that they are impatient. So everyone may learn from tribulation how his heart is constituted. - Martin Luther
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing. - Friedrich Nietzsche
What God predetermine proves true! - Lailah Gifty Akita
They cannot hurt you; their active participation, the enthusiasm in their willingness to try, proves their natural affinity and disposition to ruin, chaos, and sabotage.Some do not learn you to earn you, they learn you to burn you. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
That proves you are unusual," returned the Scarecrow; "and I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed. - L. Frank Baum
That old saw about the early bird just proves that the worm should have stayed in bed. - Robert Heinlein
A place that proves if you get enough talented people in a room, one or two are bound to offer some helpful advice. Kind if like monkeys with typewriters. - A. Lee Martinez
While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. - Dorothea Lange
People are incredibly rude about it sometimes. Like, `What? You`re married?` Strange reaction to have. Proves what people`s ideas about marriage are. `We`re having a baby.` `What?` As if it`s the end of the world. Of course, it`s the start of a brilliant world. - Ewan McGregor
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