The best Quotations


The word-coining genius, as if thought plunged into a sea of words and came up dripping.
- Virginia Woolf


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Quotation The images of the unconscious place a great responsibility upon a man. Failure to understand them, or a shirking of ethical responsibility, deprives him of his wholeness and imposes a painful fragmentariness on his life. - writer
Quotation I didn't have to think up so much as a comma or a semicolon; it was all given, straight from the celestial recording room. Weary, I would beg for a break, an intermission, time enough, let's say, to go to the toilet or take a breath of fresh air on the balcony. Nothing doing! - writer
Quotation When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce. - writer
Quotation To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. - writer
Quotation The higher a man stands, the more the word ''vulgar'' becomes unintelligible to him. - writer
Quotation The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain. - writer