The best Quotations


I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.
- Lisa Alther

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.
- Lisa Alther


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Quotation Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea. - writer
Quotation Before beginning, plan carefully. - writer
Quotation Better never than late. - writer
Quotation I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people. - writer
Quotation Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. - writer
Quotation The novel does not seek to establish a privileged language but it insists upon the freedom to portray and analyze the struggle between the different contestants for such privileges. - writer