The best Quotations

The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.
- Mark Twain

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Quotation There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do. - writer
Quotation There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. - writer
Quotation Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god. - writer
Quotation We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers. - writer
Quotation An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited. - writer
Quotation A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent. - writer