The best Quotations

Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
- J. Donald Walters

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Quotation Oh, the brave Music of a distant drum! - writer
Quotation In our hearts there is a ruthless dictator, ready to contemplate the misery of a thousand strangers, when it will ensure the happiness of the few we love. - writer
Quotation All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. - writer
Quotation We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire. - writer
Quotation No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings. - writer
Quotation If I were to say, ''God, why me?'' about the bad things, then I should have said, ''God, why me?'' about the good things that happened in my life. - writer