The best Quotations

From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: i know no other religion; i cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
- Cardinal J. Newman

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Quotation An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides. - writer
Quotation The law often permits what honor prohibits. - writer
Quotation Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves or their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others. - writer
Quotation In literature the ambition of the novice is to acquire the literary language: the struggle of the adept is to get rid of it. - writer
Quotation The devil will let a preacher prepare a sermon if it will keep him from preparing himself. - writer
Quotation If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend. - writer