The best Quotations

Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Quotation For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication. - writer
Quotation American public opinion is like an ocean - it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon. - writer
Quotation It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people. - writer
Quotation I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell. - writer
Quotation Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else. - writer
Quotation For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon. - writer