The best Quotations

In the long-run every government is the exact symbol of its people, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, like people like government.
- Thomas Carlyle

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Quotation What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? - writer
Quotation No one gossips about other people's secret virtues. - writer
Quotation We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves. - writer
Quotation I hate mankind, for I think myself to be one of them, and I know how bad I am. - writer
Quotation Actors are loved because they are unoriginal. Actors stick to their script. The unoriginal man is loved by the mediocrity because this kind of ''artistic'' expression is something to which the merest five-eighth can climb. - writer
Quotation The great networks are there to prove that ideas can be canned like spaghetti. If everything ends up by tasting like everything else, is that not the evidence that it has been properly cooked? - writer