The best Quotations

The market came with the dawn of civilization and it is not an invention of capitalism. if it leads to improving the well-being of the people there is no contradiction with socialism.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

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Quotation For a country to have a great writer is like having another government. That's why no régime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones. - writer
Quotation No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them. - writer
Quotation For eighteen hundred years, though perchance I have no right to say it, the New Testament has been written; yet where is the legislator who has wisdom and practical talent enough to avail himself of the light which it sheds on the science of legislation? - writer
Quotation Oaths are the fossils of piety. - writer
Quotation The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation. - writer
Quotation I can't afford to pay them any other way. - writer