The best Quotations

Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
- John Ruskin

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Quotation In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man, depends on the opinion of his fellow men. He is constantly acting a studied part. - writer
Quotation Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. - writer
Quotation You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. - writer
Quotation We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost. - writer
Quotation There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain. - writer
Quotation The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government. - writer