The best Quotations


All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
- John Arbuthnot

Biography is one of the new terrors of death.
- John Arbuthnot

Law is a bottomless pit.
- John Arbuthnot


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Quotation Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question. - writer
Quotation Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. - writer
Quotation O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it. - writer
Quotation Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such as are in the institution wish to get out, and such as are out wish to get in? - writer
Quotation Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. - writer
Quotation Once a person says, ''This is who I really am, what I am all about, what I was really meant to do,'' it is easier to decide how to spend one's time. - writer