The best Quotations

The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. it is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Quotation The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do. - writer
Quotation There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern. - writer
Quotation Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down. - writer
Quotation Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time. - writer
Quotation You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child. - writer
Quotation Jesus might have said, ''I became man for you. If you do not become God for me, you wrong me.'' - writer