The best Quotations

No matter how deep and dark your pit, how dank your shroud, their heads are heroically unbloody and unbowed.
- Ogden Nash

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Quotation No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government. - writer
Quotation True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment. - writer
Quotation To the eyes of a god, mankind must appear as a species of bacteria which multiply and become progressively virulent whenever they find themselves in a congenial culture, and whose activity diminishes until they disappear completely as soon as proper measures are taken to sterilize them. - writer
Quotation We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away. - writer
Quotation Love is too young to know what conscience is. - writer
Quotation But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes. - writer