The best Quotations

Some people go to priests; others to poetry; i to my friends.
- Virginia Woolf

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Quotation We have seen when the earth had to be prepared for the habitation of man, a veil, as it were, of intermediate being was spread between him and its darkness, in which were joined in a subdued measure, the stability and insensibility of the earth, and the passion and perishing of mankind. - writer
Quotation If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so. - writer
Quotation Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment. - writer
Quotation He was as fresh as is the month of May. - writer
Quotation An idea is not responsible for the people who believe in it. - writer
Quotation Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding? - writer