The best Quotations

An age is called dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
- James A. Michener

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
- James A. Michener

I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.
- James A. Michener

If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.
- James A. Michener

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Quotation True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. - writer
Quotation Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides. - writer
Quotation Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain. - writer
Quotation Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art. - writer
Quotation Repentance is but want of power to sin. - writer
Quotation New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - writer