The best Quotations


It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.
- Betty Friedan


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Quotation He who reins within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king - writer
Quotation The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself. - writer
Quotation All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. - writer
Quotation The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor. - writer
Quotation To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically. - writer
Quotation My father used to say superior people never make long visits. - writer