Frank Moore Colby Quotes

Top 26 wise famous quotes and sayings by Frank Moore Colby

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Frank Moore Colby quotes: Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape. Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible. Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: As wounded men may limp through life, so our war minds may not regain the balance of their thoughts for decades. As wounded men may limp through life, so our war minds may not regain the balance of their thoughts for decades.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: As crowds increase we build our forts of inattention, and the more we talk the easier it is to mean little and listen not at all. As crowds increase we build our forts of inattention, and the more we talk the easier it is to mean little and listen not at all.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought. A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: In middle life politics are not a mental acquisition; they are a temperament. In middle life politics are not a mental acquisition; they are a temperament.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way. We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: Literary people are forever judging the quality of the mind by the turn of expression. Literary people are forever judging the quality of the mind by the turn of expression.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: Women singly do a good deal of harm. Women in bulk are chastening. Women singly do a good deal of harm. Women in bulk are chastening.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at. I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: 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. 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.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal. One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor? Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
Frank Moore Colby quotes: There ought to be some sign in a book about man, that the writer knows thoroughly one man at least. There ought to be some sign in a book about man, that the writer knows thoroughly one man at least.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: When temptations march monotonously in regiments, one waits for to pass. When temptations march monotonously in regiments, one waits for to pass.
Frank Moore Colby quotes: Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love. Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.