Robert Staughton Lynd Famous Quotes & Sayings

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16 Robert Staughton Lynd Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Any of us can achieve virtue, if by virtue we merely mean the avoidance of Any of us can achieve virtue, if by virtue we merely mean the avoidance of the vices that do not attract us.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead. Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Most of us can remember a time when a birthday - especially if it was Most of us can remember a time when a birthday - especially if it was one's own - brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: When the last Puritan has disappeared from the earth, the man of science will take When the last Puritan has disappeared from the earth, the man of science will take his place as a killjoy, and we shall be given the same old advice but for different reasons.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long. Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left.
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Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: The telephone is the greatest nuisance among conveniences, the greatest convenience among nuisances. The telephone is the greatest nuisance among conveniences, the greatest convenience among nuisances.
Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Almost any game with any ball is a good game. Almost any game with any ball is a good game.
Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are imaginary and that if we kept quiet I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are imaginary and that if we kept quiet about them they would disappear.
Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with. Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: [History is] the story of the magnificent rear-guard action fought during several thousand years by [History is] the story of the magnificent rear-guard action fought during several thousand years by dogma against curiosity.
Robert Staughton Lynd Sayings: Friendship is not going to stand the pressure of greatly great guidance for quite extensive. Friendship is not going to stand the pressure of greatly great guidance for quite extensive.