The best Quotations

Applause waits on success.
- Benjamin Franklin

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Quotation It's the good loser who finally loses out. - writer
Quotation You know it is not my interest to pay the principal, or my principal to pay the interest. - writer
Quotation Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil. - writer
Quotation The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it. - writer
Quotation Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - writer
Quotation Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical. - writer