The best Quotations


In our family, as far as we are concerned, we were born and what happened before that is myth.
- V. S. Pritchett

Life - how curious is that habit that makes us think it is not here, but elsewhere.
- V. S. Pritchett

The canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the american is assertive.
- V. S. Pritchett

The principle of procrastinated rape is said to be the ruling one in all the great bestsellers.
- V. S. Pritchett

The state, that craving rookery of committees and subcommittees.
- V. S. Pritchett

Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. it is the time of the sincerely insincere.
- V. S. Pritchett


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Quotation The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a few ragged huts, it is still the greatest city in the whole world. - writer
Quotation War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel. - writer
Quotation There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong. - writer
Quotation Virtue is its own reward. - writer
Quotation The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough. - writer
Quotation Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count. - writer