The best Quotations

The reluctant obedience of distant provinces generally costs more than it [the territory] is worth. empires which branch out widely are often more flourishing for a little timely pruning.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

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Quotation My father used to say superior people never make long visits. - writer
Quotation Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings. - writer
Quotation The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship. - writer
Quotation The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf. - writer
Quotation Economy is half the battle of life. It is not so hard to earn money as to spend it well. - writer
Quotation It doesn't matter what you believe just so long as you're sincere. - writer