The best Quotations

Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
- Thomas Carlyle

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Quotation A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one. - writer
Quotation The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it. - writer
Quotation If a madman were to come into this room with a stick in his hand, no doubt we should pity the state of his mind; but our primary consideration would be to take care of ourselves. We should knock him down first, and pity him afterwards. - writer
Quotation As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it. - writer
Quotation To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality. - writer
Quotation As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor? - writer