jdcp - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25669/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25669/ <![CDATA[The strongest argument for the un-materialistic character of American life is the fact that we tolerate conditions that are, from a negative point of view, intolerable. What the foreigner finds most objectionable in American life is its lack of basic comfort. No nation with any sense of material well-being would endure the food we eat, the cramped apartments we live in, the noise, the traffic, the crowded subways and buses. American life, in large cities, is a perpetual assault on the senses and the nerves; it is out of asceticism, out of unworldliness, precisely, that we bear it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25684/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25684/ <![CDATA[As there is no worldly gain without some loss so there is no worldly loss without some gain.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25687/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/25687/