The best Quotations

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Quotation Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence. - writer
Quotation America does not concern itself now with Impressionism. We own no involved philosophy. The psyche of the land is to be found in its movement. It is to be felt as a dramatic force of energy and vitality. We move; we do not stand still. We have not yet arrived at the stock-taking stage. - writer
Quotation He [Robert Benchley] and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery. - writer
Quotation If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business. - writer
Quotation Many great writers have been extraordinarily awkward in daily exchange, but the greatest give the impression that their style was nursed by the closest attention to colloquial speech. - writer
Quotation Seek always for the answer within. Be not influenced by those around you, by their thoughts or their words - writer