The best Quotations

Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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Quotation Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices. - writer
Quotation The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying. - writer
Quotation Honest people will respect us for our merit: the public, for our luck. - writer
Quotation Personally, I hold that a man, who deliberately and intelligently takes a pledge and then breaks it, forfeits his manhood. - writer
Quotation The keynote of American civilization is a sort of warm-hearted vulgarity. The Americans have none of the irony of the English, none of their cool poise, none of their manner. But they do have friendliness. Where an Englishman would give you his card, an American would very likely give you his shirt. - writer
Quotation No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important. - writer