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It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

George Bernard Shaw

In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine. George Bernard Shaw quotes

Honore De Balzac

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life. Honore De Balzac quotes

Václav Havel

What is needed in politics is not the ability to lie but rather the sensibility to know when, where, how and to whom to say things. Václav Havel quotes

Vicomte De Chateaubriand

Without taste genius is only a sublime kind of folly. That sure touch which the lyre gives back the right note and nothing more, is even a rarer gift than the creative faculty itself. Vicomte De Chateaubriand quotes

Rudyard Kipling

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. Rudyard Kipling quotes

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

It is not well to make great changes in old age. Charles Haddon Spurgeon quotes

Oscar Wilde

There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. Oscar Wilde quotes

Elizabeth Montagu

Minds ripen at very different ages. Elizabeth Montagu quotes