The best Quotations

A professional; is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.
- Alistair Cooke

Canned music is like audible wallpaper.
- Alistair Cooke

Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
- Alistair Cooke

Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
- Alistair Cooke

The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own.
- Alistair Cooke

Washington's birthday is as close to a secular christmas as any christian country dare come this side of blasphemy.
- Alistair Cooke

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Quotation The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death at that moment, but we have been a long time on the way. - writer
Quotation Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail. - writer
Quotation Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere. - writer
Quotation Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details. - writer
Quotation The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - writer
Quotation Good is not good, when better is expected. - writer