The best Quotations


We make a mistake forsaking england and moving out into the periphery of life. after all, taormina, ceylon, africa, america - as far as we go, they are only the negation of what we ourselves stand for and are: and we're rather like jonahs running away from the place we belong.
- David Herbert Lawrence

'the man is a common murderer'.
'a common murderer, possible, but a very uncommon cook'.
- Saki

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
- Saki

Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
- Saki

He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
- Saki

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
- Saki

Oysters are more beautiful than any religion. there's nothing in christianity or buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster.
- Saki

The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
- Saki

Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.
- Saki

Women and elephants never forget an injury.
- Saki


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Quotation Help people become more motivated by guiding them to the source of their own power. - writer
Quotation Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country. - writer
Quotation On the other hand, the concept owes its meaning and its justification exclusively to the totality of the sense impressions which we associate with it. - writer
Quotation Politics is the science of urgencies. - writer
Quotation And all the men and women merely players." - writer
Quotation The progress of the world is the history of men who would not permit defeat to speak the final word. - writer