The best Quotations

A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
- Umberto Eco

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Quotation If we knew where opinion ended and fact began, we should have discovered, I suppose, the absolute. - writer
Quotation They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed. - writer
Quotation The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race. - writer
Quotation The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem. - writer
Quotation Much effort, much prosperity. - writer
Quotation If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship. - writer