The best Quotations

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. it's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

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Quotation Candor is the brightest gem of criticism. - writer
Quotation Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us. - writer
Quotation The arbitrary rule of a just and enlightened prince is always bad. His virtues are the most dangerous and the surest form of seduction: they lull a people imperceptibly into the habit of loving, respecting, and serving his successor, whoever that successor may be, no matter how wicked or stupid. - writer
Quotation War seems to be one of the most salutary phenomena for the culture of human nature; and it is not without regret that I see it disappearing more and more from the scene. - writer
Quotation Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs. - writer
Quotation The salvation of the world is in man's suffering. - writer