Famous Quotes by Famous (and sometimes not so famous) Authors
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“John T. Unger came from a family that had been well known in Hades — a small town on the Mississippi River — for several generations.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Diamond As Big As The Ritz - Tales of the Jazz Age (1922)
“If the principle is, Let's not get lethal substances out to the public, the first one you'd go after is tobacco. The next one you'd go after is alcohol. Way down the list you'd get to cocaine, and sort of invisibly low you'd get to marijuana.”
Dialogue with trade unionists, February 2, 1999  - On drugs
“Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path.”
―Edgar Allan Poe
Letter to Frederick W. Thomas (1849-02-14).
“Democratical States must always feel before they can see: it is this that makes their Governments slow, but the people will be right at last.”
Letter to the Marquis de Lafayette (25 July 1785).
“The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.”
―Honore de Balzac
Letters of Two Brides (2011 edition), The Floating Press - ISBN: 9781775453550
“That mysterious independent variable of political calculation, Public Opinion.”
―Thomas Henry Huxley
Universities, Actual and Ideal (1874).
Quote of the day
“I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps Oh look at that! Then — whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me — ever.”