The best Quotations

Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.
- Voltaire

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Quotation We are made happy when reason can discover no occasion for it. The memory of some past moments is more persuasive than the experience of present ones. There have been visions of such breadth and brightness that these motes were invisible in their light. - writer
Quotation My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered. - writer
Quotation Architecture is the art of how to waste space. - writer
Quotation A proverb is much matter distilled into few words. - writer
Quotation Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is. - writer
Quotation The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted. - writer