Frank Moore Colby - Quotes

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Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds. ---->>>

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? ---->>>

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at. ---->>>

Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor? ---->>>

Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist. ---->>>

A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought. ---->>>

Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible. ---->>>

The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape. ---->>>

One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal. ---->>>

That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind. ---->>>

We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 1865
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Educator

Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925) was an American educator and writer.(wikipedia)