The best Quotations
Life, as the most ancient of all metaphors insists, is a journey; and the travel book, in its deceptive simulation of the journey's fits and starts, rehearses life's own fragmentation. more even than the novel, it embraces the contingency of things. - Jonathan Raban
Over emphatic negatives always suggest that what is being denied may be what is really being asserted. - Jonathan Raban
There's an enduring american compulsion to be on the side of the angels. expediency alone has never been an adequate american reason for doing anything. when actions are judged, they go before the bar of god, where mom and the flag closely flank his presence. - Jonathan Raban
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Quotation Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity. - writerQuotation Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor. - writerQuotation The path to cheerfulness is to sit cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. - writerQuotation Observe all men, thyself most. - writerQuotation Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence. - writerQuotation The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. - writer