The best Quotations

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Quotation As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything. - writer
Quotation Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. - writer
Quotation Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. The greatest misfortune that ever befell man was the invention of printing. - writer
Quotation Life lived amidst tension and busyness needs leisure. Leisure that recreates and renews. Leisure should be a time to think new thoughts, not ponder old ills. - writer
Quotation The East knew and to the present day knows only that One is Free; the Greek and the Roman world, that some are free; the German World knows that All are free. The first political form therefore which we observe in History, is Despotism, the second Democracy and Aristocracy, the third, Monarchy. - writer
Quotation Than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - writer