The best Quotations

Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. when to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
- Bayard Taylor

From the desert i come to thee, on a stallion shod with fire; and the winds are left behind in the speed of my desire.
- Bayard Taylor

The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.
- Bayard Taylor

The loving are the daring.
- Bayard Taylor

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Quotation It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son. - writer
Quotation Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. - writer
Quotation On 16 September 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died. - writer
Quotation Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable. - writer
Quotation If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else. - writer
Quotation Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail. - writer