The best Quotations

Such men as he be never at heart's ease,
whiles they behold a greater than themselves;
and therefore are they very dangerous.
- William Shakespeare

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Quotation Sages speak of the immutable Tree of Life, with its tape root above and its branches below. - writer
Quotation To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion. - writer
Quotation Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony. - writer
Quotation I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine. - writer
Quotation Success tends to go not to the person who is error-free, because he also tends to be risk-averse. Rather it goes to the person who recognizes that life is pretty much a percentage business. It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task. - writer
Quotation Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him. - writer