The best Quotations

Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
- Saskya Pandita

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Quotation Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present. - writer
Quotation The apparel oft proclaims the man. - writer
Quotation The best effect of any book, is that it excites the reader to self-activity. - writer
Quotation A nation is the same people living in the same place. - writer
Quotation We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. - writer
Quotation Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something. - writer