John Mason Brown Famous Quotes & Sayings

32 John Mason Brown Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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America is a land where men govern, but women rule. John Mason Brown Sayings: America is a land where men govern, but women rule.
Even when the facts are available, most people seem to prefer the legend, and refuse to believe the truth when it in any way dislodges the myth. John Mason Brown Sayings: Even when the facts are available, most people seem to prefer the legend, and refuse
Friendship should be a private pleasure, not a public boast. I loathe those braggarts who are forever trying to invest themselves with importance by calling important people by their first names in or out of print. Such first-naming for effect makes me cringe. John Mason Brown Sayings: Friendship should be a private pleasure, not a public boast. I loathe those braggarts who
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. John Mason Brown Sayings: The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace. John Mason Brown Sayings: He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.
You were born an original, don't die a copy John Mason Brown Sayings: You were born an original, don't die a copy
To many people, dramatic criticism must seem like an attempt to tattoo soap bubbles. John Mason Brown Sayings: To many people, dramatic criticism must seem like an attempt to tattoo soap bubbles.
So much of TV seems to be chewing gum for the eyes ... TV desperately needs more self-reliance and pride in the medium. John Mason Brown Sayings: So much of TV seems to be chewing gum for the eyes ... TV desperately
What happiness is, no person can say for another. But no one, I am convinced, can be happy who lives only for himself. The joy of living comes from immersion in something that we know to be bigger, better, more enduring and worthier than we are. John Mason Brown Sayings: What happiness is, no person can say for another. But no one, I am convinced,
I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting. John Mason Brown Sayings: I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting.
No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause. John Mason Brown Sayings: No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not
Reasoning with a child is fine, if you can reach the child's reason without destroying your own. John Mason Brown Sayings: Reasoning with a child is fine, if you can reach the child's reason without destroying
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others. John Mason Brown Sayings: Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in any other way. John Mason Brown Sayings: I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in
Something deathless and dangerous in the world sweeps past you ... It is something fearful and ominous, something turbulent and to be dreaded, which distends the drama to include the life of nations as well as of men. It is an ageless warning ... John Mason Brown Sayings: Something deathless and dangerous in the world sweeps past you ... It is something fearful
Nowhere are prejudices more mistaken for truth, passion for reason and invective for documentation than in politics. John Mason Brown Sayings: Nowhere are prejudices more mistaken for truth, passion for reason and invective for documentation than
The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from small mirrors in vanity cases. John Mason Brown Sayings: The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today
Most people spend most of their days doing what they do not want to do in order to earn the right, at times, to do what they may desire. John Mason Brown Sayings: Most people spend most of their days doing what they do not want to do
It is in the hard rockpile labour of seeking to win, hold, or deserve a reader's interest that the pleasant agony of writing comes in. John Mason Brown Sayings: It is in the hard rockpile labour of seeking to win, hold, or deserve a
How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around in circles! John Mason Brown Sayings: How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around
What a man is is the basis owhat he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects, feels and perceives. John Mason Brown Sayings: What a man is is the basis owhat he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects,
The comic book is the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future. John Mason Brown Sayings: The comic book is the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the
The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action. John Mason Brown Sayings: The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of
A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember. John Mason Brown Sayings: A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone
I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with Blood. John Mason Brown Sayings: I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will
Part of the American myth is that people who are handed the skin of a dead sheep at graduating time think that it will keep their minds alive forever. John Mason Brown Sayings: Part of the American myth is that people who are handed the skin of a
The more one has seen of the good, the more one asks for the better. John Mason Brown Sayings: The more one has seen of the good, the more one asks for the better.
God spare me sclerosis of the curiosity, for the curiosity which craves to keep us informed about the small things no less than the large is the mainspring, the dynamo, the jet propulsion of all complete living. John Mason Brown Sayings: God spare me sclerosis of the curiosity, for the curiosity which craves to keep us
I have lived long enough to be battered by the realities of life, and not too long to be downed by them. John Mason Brown Sayings: I have lived long enough to be battered by the realities of life, and not
So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies. John Mason Brown Sayings: So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies.
Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes. John Mason Brown Sayings: Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes.
She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life. John Mason Brown Sayings: She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the