I always like the severe in architecture, music, men and women, books. – Higginson to architect Charles Follen McKim
Any well-trained businessman is wiser than the Congress and the Executive.
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Famous quotes containing the word quotations:
“A book that furnishes no quotations is, me judice, no bookit is a plaything.”
—Thomas Love Peacock (17851866)
“Reading any collection of a mans quotations is like eating the ingredients that go into a stew instead of cooking them together in the pot. You eat all the carrots, then all the potatoes, then the meat. You wont go away hungry, but its not quite satisfying. Only a biography, or autobiography, gives you the hot meal.”
—Christopher Buckley, U.S. author. A review of three books of quotations from Newt Gingrich. Newties Greatest Hits, The New York Times Book Review (March 12, 1995)