Booth Tarkington

1869 - 1946

A Quote by Newton Booth Tarkington on men and present

They were upon their great theme: "When I get to be a man!" Being human, though boys, they considered their present estate too commonplace to be dwelt upon. So, when the old men gather, they say: "When I was a boy!" It really is the land of nowadays that we never discover.

Booth Tarkington (1869 - 1946)

Source: Penrod, 1914

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A Quote by Newton Booth Tarkington on belief

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There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink.

Booth Tarkington (1869 - 1946)

Source: Penrod, 1914

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A Quote by Newton Booth Tarkington on age and happiness

Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.

Booth Tarkington (1869 - 1946)

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A Quote by Newton Booth Tarkington on people

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Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions.

Booth Tarkington (1869 - 1946)

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