The best Quotations

The christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Quotation As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us. - 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 What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don't deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions, but don't we just as often draw the wrong ones? - writer
Quotation Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation. - writer
Quotation What the superior person seeks is in themselves. What the mean person seeks is in others. - writer
Quotation Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. - writer