The best Quotations

A hundred things are done today in the divine name of youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
- Wyndham Lewis

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Quotation Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. - writer
Quotation Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control. - writer
Quotation Subtract from the great man all that he owes to opportunity, all that he owes to chance, and all that he gained by the wisdom of his friends and the folly of his enemies, and the giant will often be seen to be a pygmy. - writer
Quotation Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, Certainly, I can! Then get busy and find out how to do it. - writer
Quotation Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint. - writer
Quotation Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great. - writer