The best Quotations

The trauma of the sixties persuaded me that my generation's egalitarianism was a sentimental error. i now see the hierarchical as both beautiful and necessary. efficiency liberates; egalitarianism tangles, delays, blocks, deadens.
- Camille Paglia

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Quotation You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help. - writer
Quotation It's best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken. - writer
Quotation He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. - writer
Quotation I do not like work even when someone else does it. - writer
Quotation We ask advice but we mean approbation. - writer
Quotation Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual; freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise. - writer