The best Quotations

All nature's creatures join to express nature's purpose. somewhere in their mounting and mating, rutting and butting is the very secret of nature itself.
- Graham Swift

I am struck by the way people behave on the tube. they look at each other beadily and inquisitively, and something goes on in their thoughts which must be equivalent to the way dogs and other animals, when they meet, sniff each other's arses and nuzzle each other's fur.
- Graham Swift

You may have your suspicions, your fears, you may even believe there is something, somewhere, terribly, drastically wrong, but because someone else is in charge, because there is a part of the system above you which you don't know, you don't question it, you even distrust your own doubts.
- Graham Swift

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Quotation What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities. - writer
Quotation Man values life as a sacred jewel in such a way that he reveres him most who haughtily scorns it. - writer
Quotation A well begun is half ended. - writer
Quotation Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. - writer
Quotation Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience. - writer
Quotation A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool. - writer