Frank Moore Colby, 1865 - 19252261
Frank Moore Colby quotes:
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- Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderments, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of life is to go on asking them. permalink
- Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible. permalink
- Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance? permalink
- I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at. permalink
- Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. permalink
- Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor? permalink
- Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again. permalink
- Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts apathy to one of brotherly love. permalink
- Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive. permalink
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