Clifton Fadiman Quotes

Top 42 wise famous quotes and sayings by Clifton Fadiman

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Clifton Fadiman quotes: To feel at home, stay at home. To feel at home, stay at home.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Gertrude Stein was masterly in making nothing happen very slowly. Gertrude Stein was masterly in making nothing happen very slowly.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial. A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: [Wine is] poetry in a bottle. [Wine is] poetry in a bottle.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: The only reason for being young is to outgrow it. The only reason for being young is to outgrow it.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: We are all citizens of history. We are all citizens of history.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Reading is not an operation performed on something inert but a relationship entered into with another vital being. Reading is not an operation performed on something inert but a relationship entered into with another vital being.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Science fiction is a kind of archaeology of the future. Science fiction is a kind of archaeology of the future.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: When you re-read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. When you re-read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Don't be afraid of poetry. Don't be afraid of poetry.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep. Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Reading to small children is a specialty. Reading to small children is a specialty.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: The man who attracts luck carries with him the magnet of preparation. The man who attracts luck carries with him the magnet of preparation.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Muhammad Ali: Superman Don't need no seat belt. Flight Attendant: Superman Don't need no airplane, either. Muhammad Ali: Superman Don't need no seat belt. Flight Attendant: Superman Don't need no airplane, either.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: As between mileage and experience choose experience. As between mileage and experience choose experience.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: One newspaper a day ought to be enough for anyone who still prefers to retain a little mental balance. One newspaper a day ought to be enough for anyone who still prefers to retain a little mental balance.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: I found nothing really wrong with this autobiography except poor choice of subject. I found nothing really wrong with this autobiography except poor choice of subject.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed. For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: One's first book, kiss, home run is always the best. One's first book, kiss, home run is always the best.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality. Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself. A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs. A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Being a child is in itself a profession. Being a child is in itself a profession.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul. If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye,particularly if he adds a firm handshake, is hiding something. Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye,
particularly if he adds a firm handshake, is hiding something.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: Liquor is not a necessity. It is a means of momentarily sidestepping necessity. Liquor is not a necessity. It is a means of momentarily sidestepping necessity.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: My main recollection is of the work I had to do in order to eat. My main recollection is of the work I had to do in order to eat.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one. By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: The drinking of wine seems to me to have a moral edge over many pleasures and hobbies in that it promotes love of one's neighbor. The drinking of wine seems to me to have a moral edge over many pleasures and hobbies in that it promotes love of one's neighbor.
Clifton Fadiman quotes: To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history
Clifton Fadiman quotes: He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession. He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession.