The best Quotations

When ye are prepared for a thing, the opportunity to use it presents itself.
- Edgar Cayce

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Quotation Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with. - writer
Quotation The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace. - writer
Quotation The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation. - writer
Quotation Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence. - writer
Quotation It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children. - writer
Quotation Most smiles are started by another smile. - writer