The best Quotations

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. Tolkien

I wish life was not so short, he thought. languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.
- J. R. Tolkien

It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
- J. R. Tolkien

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Quotation Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance. - writer
Quotation Every man must patiently bide his time. He must wait - not in listless idleness but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion. - writer
Quotation The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. - writer
Quotation We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them. - writer
Quotation I have been on a calendar, but never on time. - writer
Quotation Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence. - writer