O. Henry - Quotes

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The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating. ---->>>

Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.

Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.

Write what you like; there is no other rule. ---->>>

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.

She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership). ---->>>

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! ---->>>

We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.

We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.

Whenever he saw a dollar in another man's hands he took it as a personal grudge, if he couldn't take it any other way. ---->>>

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows. ---->>>

East is East, and West is San Francisco, according to Californians. Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State. ---->>>

Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence. ---->>>

It is said that love makes the world go 'round - the announcement lacks verification. It's wind from the dinner horn that does it. ---->>>

By nature and doctrines I am addicted to the habit of discovering choice places wherein to feed. ---->>>

By rights you're a king. If I was you, I'd call for a new deal. ---->>>

It brings up happy old days when I was only a farmer and not an agriculturist. ---->>>

Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills. ---->>>

When one loves one's Art no service seems too hard. ---->>>

It'll be a great place if they ever finish it. ---->>>

It couldn't have happened anywhere but in little old New York. ---->>>

Biography

Name: O. Henry
Nationality: American
Born: September 11, 1862
Birthplace:
Die: 06-05, 1910
Occupation: Writer
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William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His stories are known for their surprise endings.(wikipedia)