The best Quotations

It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.
- Lillian Hellman

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Quotation I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead - not sick, not wounded - dead. - writer
Quotation The truth is lived, not taught. - writer
Quotation The exercise of power in this century has meant for all of us in the United States not arrogance, but agony. - writer
Quotation Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. - writer
Quotation Shall we judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. - writer
Quotation All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor. - writer