The best Quotations

It is the working man who is the happy man. it is the idle man who is the miserable man.
- Benjamin Franklin

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Quotation Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. - writer
Quotation Nobody can have the consolations of religion or philosophy unless he has first experienced their desolations. - writer
Quotation A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit. - writer
Quotation Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their taste or their humor, to once from their reason. - writer
Quotation Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends. - writer
Quotation There is wickedness in the intention of wickedness, even though it be not perpetrated in the act. - writer