The best Quotations

Private victories precede public victories. you can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
- Stephen R. Covey

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Quotation Wise men argue cases, fools decide them. - writer
Quotation I would take a bomb, but I can't stand the noise. - writer
Quotation Certainly Adam in Paradise had not more sweet and curious apprehensions of the world, than I when I was a child. - writer
Quotation Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master. - writer
Quotation The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ''What does a woman want?'' - writer
Quotation A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light. - writer