The best Quotations

I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, i might have nothing all night long.
- Joseph Heller

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Quotation Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests. - writer
Quotation The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be. - writer
Quotation Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it. - writer
Quotation The world has more winnable people than ever beforeā€¦ but it is possible to come out of a ripe field empty-handed. - writer
Quotation Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. - writer
Quotation Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world. - writer