The best Quotations

My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.
- Irving Layton

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Quotation We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. - writer
Quotation Order is Heaven's first law; and this confessed, some are, and must be, greater than the rest, more rich, more wise; but who infers from hence that such are happier, shocks all common sense. Condition, circumstance, is not the thing; bliss is the same in subject or in king. - writer
Quotation Speech is of time, silence is of eternity. - writer
Quotation A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment. - writer
Quotation Remember this, that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life. - writer
Quotation We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual. - writer