The best Quotations

Poetry must be as new as foam and as old as the rock.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Quotation Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is. - writer
Quotation Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace. - writer
Quotation The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion. - writer
Quotation Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow. - writer
Quotation I do not look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans. - writer
Quotation You should never assume contempt for that which it is not very manifest that you have it in your power to possess, nor does a wit ever make a more contemptible figure than when, in attempting satire, he shows that he does not understand that which he would make the subject of his ridicule. - writer