The best Quotations

Right now a moment is fleeting by! capture its reality in paint! to do that we must put all else out of our minds. we must become that moment, make ourselves a sensitive recording plate. give the image of what we actually see, forgetting everything that has been seen before our time.
- Paul Cezanne

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Quotation You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. - writer
Quotation Make the iron hot by striking it. - writer
Quotation We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality. - writer
Quotation Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism. - writer
Quotation To doubt is worse than to have lost; And to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us. - writer
Quotation All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong. - writer