The best Quotations

The united states constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Quotation Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself. - writer
Quotation Examinations, sir, are pure humbug from beginning to end. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him. - writer
Quotation If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big. - writer
Quotation The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all these more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind. - writer
Quotation Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt. - writer
Quotation No man was ever yet a great poet, without begin at the same time a profound philosopher. - writer