Don Marquis Quotes

41 Don Marquis quotes:

"Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man's hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them."
"A demagogue is a person with whom we disagree as to which gang should mismanage the country."
"If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves."
"Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles."
"In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent."
"One of the most important things to remember about infant care is: don't change diapers in midstream."
"An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe in it."
"Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity."
"Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun."
"Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control."
"Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes."
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"There is nothing so habit-forming as money."
"Blood will tell, but often it tells too much."
"Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue."
"Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."
"The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it; what we need in public is less quantity and more quality."
"It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld."
"When you can't have anything else, you can have virtue."
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"Science has always been too dignified to invent a good backscratcher."
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"If you make people think they're thinking they'll love you: but if you really make them think, they'll hate you."

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