The best Quotations

There is nothing heavier than compassion. not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.
- Milan Kundera

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Quotation When any government, or church for that matter, undertakes to say to it's subjects, this you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motive. - writer
Quotation Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd. - writer
Quotation If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments. - writer
Quotation I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top. - writer
Quotation Labor is the curse of the world, and nobody can meddle with it without becoming proportionately brutified. - writer
Quotation Winners never quit, and quitters never win. - writer