The best Quotations

How does one kill fear, i wonder? how do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?
- Joseph Conrad

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Quotation The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up. - writer
Quotation The mere brute pleasure of reading, the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing. - writer
Quotation American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it. - writer
Quotation Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you. - writer
Quotation There can no longer be anyone too poor to vote. - writer
Quotation Solvency is maintained by means of a national debt, on the principle, ''If you will not lend me the money, how can I pay you? - writer