The best Quotations

Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.
- Anthony Powell

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.
- Anthony Powell

Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. they don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
- Anthony Powell

Self-love seems so often unrequited.
- Anthony Powell

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Quotation Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival. - writer
Quotation Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures. - writer
Quotation If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask? - writer
Quotation Look back, and smile on perils past. - writer
Quotation It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar. - writer
Quotation Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. - writer