Quotation Explorer - 'Volumes'

Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
If you look up 'Intelligence' in the new volumes of the Encyclopeadia Britannica, you'll find it classified under the following three heads: Intelligence, Human; Intelligence, Animal; Intelligence, Military. My stepfather's a perfect specimen of Intelligence, Military. - Aldous Huxley
Silence speaks volumes, especially is you're quietly listening. - Akiroq Brost
Things will happen that you can’t prevent, things will fall apart that you can’t hold together, but ultimately you’re shaping yourself and that final product speaks volumes about who you really are, not what people see you as or what you want to be. - Erik Tomblin
Humans are easy to read, because what they’re not saying speaks volumes. - Joel T. McGrath
Love need not speak volumes. It need not demand proof. It never has a happy ending - simply because it doesn't end as long as love is pure and true. - Amit Abraham
KINDNESS, n. A brief preface to ten volumes of exaction. - Ambrose Bierce
Of course, a single verse of the Holy Qur'an or a hadith moves the faithful to good actions, but volumes of books would not move an unwilling person who is like an ass carrying a load of books. - Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalvi
Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom. - William Shakespeare
Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. - Virginia Woolf
Sometimes standing alone makes you stronger than hiding in a group. When you choose to stand when those close to you are sitting down, it speaks volumes about your integrity and character. It's when those who stand alone come together that the opposite is true. - Lori Goodwin
Let your life speak volumes holding your words accountable, lest you become just a talking head. - Sanjo Jendayi
I mean your borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes. - Charles Lamb
A Man's management of his own purse speaks volumes about character - Thomas Jefferson
Thank you for your honesty," Niles says. The Candor repeat the phrase under their breath. All around me are the words "Thank you for your honesty" at different volumes and pitches, and my anger begins to dissolve. - Veronica Roth
Human knowledge consists not only of libraries of parchment and ink - it is also comprised of the volumes of knowledge that are written on the human heart, chiselled on the human soul, and engraved on the human psyche. - Michael Jackson
Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes. - Theodore Dreiser
Of the animals I saw, I could write volumes. All were wild; for the Great Race's mechanised culture had long since done away with domestic beasts, while food was wholly vegetable or synthetic. - H.P. Lovecraft
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