Charles Poore, 1902 - 19714144
Born: 20 August 1902,
Died: 26 July 1971,
Charles Poore quotes:
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- An essayist is a lucky person who has found a way to discourse without being interrupted. The great world is as you know an open conspiracy to prevent anyone from doing that. Hecklers abound almost everywhere. Therefore, successful and agreeably received essayists are rare. permalink
opening of "Books of the Times" column in The New York Times (31 May 1962)
- Historical theories are, after all, intellectual apple carts. They are quite likely to be upset. Nor should it be forgotten that they tend to attract, when they gain ascendancy, a fair number of apple-polishers permalink
"Books of the Times" column in The New York Times (9 December 1965)
- Time can be nibbled away as completely as a tray of canapés in an irresolute fat man's reach, or grandly lost in victory like the great marlin in The Old Man and the Sea. permalink
"The Art of Balancing Time" quoted by Ernest Dimnet in The Art of Living (1954)
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