The best Quotations

It often happens that i wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide i must tell the pope about it. then i wake up completely and remember that i am the pope.
- Pope John XXIII

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Quotation Live to learn, learn to live, then teach others. - writer
Quotation I have always believed that God never gives a cross to bear larger than we can carry. No matter what, he wants us to be happy, not sad. Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we? - writer
Quotation The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only. - writer
Quotation The end of labor is to gain leisure. - writer
Quotation I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home. - writer
Quotation It is wonderful to think how men of very large estates not only spend their yearly income, but are often actually in want of money. It is clear, they have not value for what they spend. - writer