David McCord

1897 - 1997

A Quote by David McCord on life

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Life is the garment we continually alter but which never seems to fit.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: Whereas to Mr. Franklin, 1956

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A Quote by David McCord on god

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By and by God caught his eye.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: Epitaphs: The Waiter

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A Quote by David McCord

Still for us where Cottons mather In the spring the Willas cather As of yore.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: And What's More: On Stopping at a New Hampshire Inn, 1941

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A Quote by David McCord on lies

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But man must light for man The fires no other can, And find in his own eye Where the strange crossroads lie.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: Communion, 1950

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A Quote by David McCord on life

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Your life will be rich for others only as it is rich for you.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: On the Frontiers of Understanding, 1959

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A Quote by David McCord on desires

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March is outside the door Flaming some old desire As man turns uneasily from his fire.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: The Crows, 1934

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A Quote by David McCord on cricket, life, and machines

The cricket's gone, we only hear machines In erg and atom they exact their pay. And life is largely lived on silver screens.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: Ballade of Time and Space, 1935

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A Quote by David McCord on universe

A handful of sand is an anthology of the universe.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: Once and For All

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A Quote by David McCord on students and teaching

The decent docent doesn't doze; He teaches standing on his toes. His student dassn't doze and does, And that's what teaching is and was.

David McCord (1897 - 1997)

Source: What Cheer, 1945

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