The best Quotations

Master and doctor are my titles; for ten years now, without repose, i held my erudite recitals and led my pupils by the nose.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Quotation Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room. - writer
Quotation If you can accept losing you can't win. If you can walk you can run. No one is ever hurt. Hurt is in your mind. - writer
Quotation We know that their adventures are childish. They themselves are fools. They are ready to kill or be killed over a card-game in which an opponent - or they themselves - was cheating. Yet, thanks to such fellows, tragedies are possible. - writer
Quotation We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us. - writer
Quotation Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there. - writer
Quotation Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set. - writer