The best Quotations

The whole difference between construction and creation is this; that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
- Charles Dickens

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Quotation Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear. - writer
Quotation We know our friends by their defects rather than their merits. - writer
Quotation More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. - writer
Quotation Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - writer
Quotation Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless. - writer
Quotation Those who cross the sea change only the climate, not their character. - writer