The best Quotations

I always wake up at the crack of ice.
- Joe E. Lewis

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Quotation The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words. - writer
Quotation The joy that isn't shared dies young. - writer
Quotation I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on... - writer
Quotation Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity! - writer
Quotation The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop. - writer
Quotation My nature is subdued to what it works in, like the dyer's hand. - writer