The best Quotations

Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. so long as we are dirty, we are pure.
- Charles Dudley Warner

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Quotation Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it. - writer
Quotation There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures. - writer
Quotation Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves will, in general, become of no more value than their dress. - writer
Quotation The Miss America contest is the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for: a low-class ritual, a polished restatement of vulgarity, that wants to open the door to high-class respectability by way of plain middle-class anxiety and ambition. - writer
Quotation Ice Water? Get some Onions - that'll make your eyes water! - writer
Quotation Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. - writer