The best Quotations

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. joys are found in it, not pleasure. what is pleasant belongs to dreams.
- Simone Weil

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Quotation Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together. - writer
Quotation The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor. - writer
Quotation I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation. - writer
Quotation Singularity in the right hath ruined many; happy those who are convinced of the general opinion. - writer
Quotation To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity. - writer
Quotation The waste basket is a writer's best friend. - writer