Clarence Day Quotes.
If you don’t go to other men’s funerals, they won’t go to yours.
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
You can’t sweep other people off their feet, if you can’t be swept off your own.
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
I was different unique and always happy. At school this attracted playground harassment. Nowadays, while I remain effervescent, quicker to perceive enmity I reserve my warmest touches and smiles for those who smolder with envy.
It is fair to judge peoples by the rights they will sacrifice most for.
The egg it is the source of all. Tis everyone’s ancestral hall. The bravest chief that ever fought, The lowest thief that e’er was caught, The harlot’s lip, the maiden’s leg, They each and all came from an egg.
As time goes on, new and remoter aspects of truth are discovered which can seldom be fitted into creeds that are changeless.
The artistic impulse seems not to wish to produce finished work. It certainly deserts us half-way, after the idea is born; and if we go on, it is labor.
As to modesty and decency, if we are simians we have done well, considering: but if we are something else-fallen angels-we have indeed fallen far.
The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man.
Ants are good citizens: they place group interests first.
The worshipper of energy is too physically energetic to see that he cannot explore certain higher fields until he is still.
Too many moralists begin with a dislike of reality.
Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
A universe capable of giving birth to many such accidents is– blind or not– a good world to live in, a promising universe.
Reason is the servant of instinct.
The creatures that want to live a life of their own, we call wild. If wild, then no matter how harmless, we treat them as outlaws, and those of us who are specially well brought up shoot them for fun.
If your parents didn’t have any children, there’s a good chance that you won’t have any.