The best Quotations

Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
- Karl Kraus

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Quotation Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times. - writer
Quotation A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them. - writer
Quotation If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and look merely at its purely human side, one might state it perhaps thus: free and responsible development of the individual, so that he may place his powers freely and gladly in the service of all mankind. - writer
Quotation In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice. - writer
Quotation Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. - writer
Quotation The truth is, most of us believe in trying to make other people happy, only if they can be happy in ways which we can approve. - writer