The best Quotations


Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? it is the sun going to his rest.
- Thomas De Quincey

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, i am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
- Thomas De Quincey

If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
- Thomas De Quincey

In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
- Thomas De Quincey

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
- Thomas De Quincey

Once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
- Thomas De Quincey

Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual.
- Thomas De Quincey

Thou hast the keys of paradise, oh just, subtle, and mighty opium!
- Thomas De Quincey


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Quotation Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation. - writer
Quotation Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself. - writer
Quotation To live without Hope is to Cease to live. - writer
Quotation There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds - not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but - a hatred of all injury. - writer