The best Quotations

Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.
- Eliza Farnham

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Quotation Many great writers have been extraordinarily awkward in daily exchange, but the greatest give the impression that their style was nursed by the closest attention to colloquial speech. - writer
Quotation Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen. - writer
Quotation The eyes those silent tongues of love. - writer
Quotation People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute. - writer
Quotation Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts. - writer
Quotation Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers. - writer