Frank Moore Colby quotes

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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 wh ...
If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider ...
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a ...
That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart aga ...
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-i ...
Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
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