The best Quotations

By the work one knows the workmen.
- Jean de la Fontaine

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Quotation Observe all men, thyself most. - writer
Quotation All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others. - writer
Quotation I was taught that the way of progress I neither swift nor easy. - writer
Quotation There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things. - writer
Quotation Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger. - writer
Quotation Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces. - writer