The best Quotations

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? forbid it, almighty god!
- Patrick Henry

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Quotation Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good. - writer
Quotation Well: what we gain by science is, after all, sadness, as the Preacher saith. The more we know of the laws and nature of the Universe the more ghastly a business we perceive it all to be - and the non-necessity of it. - writer
Quotation The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever. - writer
Quotation Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life. - writer
Quotation As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires. - writer
Quotation We had no revolutions to fear, nor fatigues to undergo; all our adventures were by the fireside, and all our migrations from the blue bed to the brown. - writer