The best Quotations


The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day.
- Henry David Thoreau


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Quotation No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence. - writer
Quotation I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it. - writer
Quotation If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. - writer
Quotation As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no. - writer
Quotation A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea. - writer
Quotation The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car… a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little. - writer