The best Quotations

A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

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Quotation Acquire a firm will and the utmost patience. - writer
Quotation Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - writer
Quotation Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. - writer
Quotation The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies. - writer
Quotation The cosmos is about the smallest hole that a man can hide his head in. - writer
Quotation Freedom is the right to live as we wish. - writer