The best Quotations

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. she will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
- Mark Twain

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Quotation The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. - writer
Quotation Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise. - writer
Quotation These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do. - writer
Quotation The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian. - writer
Quotation Instead of getting married again. I'm going to find a woman I don't like and give her a house. - writer
Quotation I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. - writer