Facts about Frank Moore Colby

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Frank Moore Colby was a famous Educator from USA, who lived between and 1925.

Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Frank.

Famous quotes by Frank Moore Colby (18)


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"One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal"
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"We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist"
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"A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought"
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"That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind"
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"Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape"
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"We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way"
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"The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art"
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"Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?"
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"Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love"
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"Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible"
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"Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them"
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"Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds"
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"Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise"
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"Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours"
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"If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage"
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"I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at"
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"I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top"
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"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?"


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