The best Quotations

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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Quotation It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the ''dear deceit'' of beauty. - writer
Quotation One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too. - writer
Quotation Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false. - writer
Quotation Quite minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. - writer
Quotation To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is pleasure beyond compare. - writer
Quotation Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. - writer