The best Quotations

When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. or maybe i mean why.
- Katharine Whitehorn

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Quotation Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer. - writer
Quotation 'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers. - writer
Quotation Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. - writer
Quotation Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed. - writer
Quotation In the dying world I come from quotation is a national vice. It used to be the classics, now it's lyric verse. - writer
Quotation After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. - writer