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Frank Moore Colby Quotes
Brief author info: Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925) American teacher, editor, essayist, humorist.
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Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
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.
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
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.
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