The best Quotations


Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.
- Gerald Early

I think there are only three things america will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization: the constitution, jazz music and baseball.
- Gerald Early

The miss america contest is the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for: a low-class ritual, a polished restatement of vulgarity, that wants to open the door to high-class respectability by way of plain middle-class anxiety and ambition.
- Gerald Early


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Quotation All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey. - writer
Quotation I think a bishop who doesn't give offence to anyone is probably not a good bishop. - writer
Quotation No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking. - writer
Quotation What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. - writer
Quotation Plagiarists at least have the quality of preservation. - writer
Quotation To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his utmost care to hide his poverty from others, and his idleness from himself. - writer