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Robertson Davies Quotes
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This is the Great Theater of Life. Admission is free but the taxation is mortal. You come when you can, and leave when you must. The show is continuous. Goodnight.
All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks for cabbages.
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
Childhood may have periods of great happiness, but it also has times that must simply be endured. Childhood at its best is a form of slavery tempered by affection.
The Bible takes much of its color from whoever is reading it, and it provides a text to support almost every shade of opinion, however preposterous.
Civilization rests on two things: the discovery that fermentation produces alcohol, and the voluntary ability to inhibit defecation. And I put it to you, where would this splendid civilization be without both?
May I make a suggestion, hoping it is not an impertinence? Write it down: write down what you feel. It is sometimes a wonderful help in misery.
I don't suppose God laughs at the people who think He doesn't exist. He's above jokes. But the devil isn't. That's one of his most endearing qualities.
The dog is a Yes-animal, very popular with people who can't afford to keep a Yes-man.
Boredom and stupidity and patriotism, especially when combined, are three of the greatest evils of the world we live in.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
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I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
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Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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