The best Quotations

Fondly we think we honor merit then, when we but praise ourselves in other men.
- Alexander Pope

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Quotation Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding. - writer
Quotation The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune. - writer
Quotation For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered? - writer
Quotation Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out. - writer
Quotation You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. - writer
Quotation We found that the most exciting environments, that treated people very well, are also tough as nails. There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo... excellent companies provide two things simultaneously: tough environments and very supportive environments. - writer