The best Quotations


All men are lonely. but sometimes it seems to me that we americans are the loneliest of all. our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.
- Carson Mccullers

There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. or an old address book.
- Carson Mccullers

While time, the endless idiot, runs screaming round the world.
- Carson Mccullers


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Quotation A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. - writer
Quotation If the only new thing we have to offer is an improved version of the past, then today can only be inferior to yesterday. Hypnotized by images of the past, we risk losing all capacity for creative change. - writer
Quotation With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand. - writer
Quotation Put your trust in God and keep your powder dry. - writer
Quotation A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul. - writer
Quotation In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history. - writer