The best Quotations


The war is dreadful. it is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters - not to talk in armies and nations and numbers - but to track it home.
- David Herbert Lawrence


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Quotation The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great man. - writer
Quotation A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast. - writer
Quotation We live in oppressive times. We have, as a nation, become our own thought police; but instead of calling the process by which we limit our expression of dissent and wonder ''censorship,'' we call it ''concern for commercial viability.'' - writer
Quotation American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone. - writer
Quotation Taste may change, but inclination never. - writer
Quotation Real good breeding, as the people have it here, is one of the finest things now going in the world. The careful avoidance of all discussion, the swift hopping from topic to topic, does not agree with me; but the graceful style they do it with is beyond that of minuets! - writer