The best Quotations

A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
- Sir Walter Scott

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Quotation Headlines twice the size of the events. - writer
Quotation No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting. - writer
Quotation That a marriage ends is less than ideal; but all things end under heaven, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds. - writer
Quotation It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are. - writer
Quotation I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence? - writer
Quotation Doing what's right isn't the problem. It is knowing what's right. - writer