QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

List of all popular poets and new poets.

All Quotations / Quotations from Edith Sitwell

Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
Why not be oneself That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound why try to look like a Pekinese

Best Quotations

"Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise."

Bertrand Russell
"Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd."

From the I Ching
"Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you."

Lord Chesterfield
"As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence."

Benjamin Franklin
"He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance."

Jean Jacques Rousseau