The best Quotations


Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
- Simone Weil


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Quotation The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it. - writer
Quotation If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual. - writer
Quotation Action makes more fortune than caution. - writer
Quotation So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other. - writer
Quotation Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed. - writer
Quotation Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in. - writer