The best Quotations

We make our friends; we make our enemies; but god makes our next door neighbor.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Quotation One cannot remove anxiety by arguing it away. - writer
Quotation The least practical solutions have the best acronyms. - writer
Quotation In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity. - writer
Quotation The story of Americans is the story of arrested metamorphoses. Those who achieve success come to a halt and accept themselves as they are. Those who fail become resigned and accept themselves as they are. - writer
Quotation Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous. - writer
Quotation Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age. - writer