The best Quotations

Conformity, humility, acceptance... with these coins we are to pay our fares to paradise.
- Robert Lindner

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Quotation Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure. - writer
Quotation To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground. - writer
Quotation When one has tasted it [Watermelon] he knows what the angels eat. - writer
Quotation What a person wills and not what they know determines their worth or unworth, power or impotence, happiness or unhappiness. - writer
Quotation Is it not strange that sheep's guts should hale souls out of men's bodies? - writer
Quotation The Enemy, who wears her mother's usual face and confidential tone, has access; doubtless stares into her writing case and listens on the phone. - writer