The best Quotations

Human history in essence is the history of ideas.
- H.G. Wells

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Quotation I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self. - writer
Quotation I would rather take hellebore than spend a conversation with a good, little man. - writer
Quotation He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked. - writer
Quotation Spare no expense to make everything as economical as possible. - writer
Quotation Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. - writer
Quotation Music expresses that which can not be said and on which it is impossible to be silent - writer