The best Quotations

Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! thy second duty will already have become clearer.
- Thomas Carlyle

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Quotation Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more. - writer
Quotation There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life. - writer
Quotation It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. - writer
Quotation Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon the growing boy. - writer
Quotation Turn your scars into stars - writer
Quotation The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune. - writer