The best Quotations

All this sensory input, which begins in the brain, has its effect throughout the body.
- Norman Cousins

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Quotation One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so. - writer
Quotation France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper. - writer
Quotation No one has ever learned fully to know themselves. - writer
Quotation Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will be powerless to vex your mind. - writer
Quotation Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. - writer
Quotation It is a kingly act to assist the fallen. - writer