The best Quotations

Easy writings curse is hard reading.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Quotation To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it. - writer
Quotation Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination. - writer
Quotation Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. - writer
Quotation Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become clearer. - writer
Quotation Woe, woe, woe... in a little while we shall all be dead. Therefore let us behave as though we were dead already. - writer
Quotation This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in. - writer