The best Quotations

This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
- Charles Dickens

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Quotation There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight. - writer
Quotation Ah, Eugénie, have done with virtues! Among the sacrifices that can be made to those counterfeit divinities, is there one worth an instant of the pleasures one tastes in outraging them? - writer
Quotation Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. - writer
Quotation The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions. - writer
Quotation There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled? - writer
Quotation Love is an expression and assertion of self-esteem, a response to one's own values in the person of another. One gains a profoundly personal, selfish joy from the mere existence of the person one loves. It is one's own personal, selfish happiness that one seeks, earns, and derives from love. - writer