The best Quotations

Whenever the cause of the people is entrusted to professors, it is lost.
- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

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Quotation Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom. - writer
Quotation Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. - writer
Quotation The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature. - writer
Quotation Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction. - writer
Quotation If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle, be elevating or be gone. - writer
Quotation Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole. - writer