Don Marquis

1878 - 1937

A Quote by Don Marquis on davaadolgor, delger, mongolian student in edinburgh, idiot, maniac, and don marquiz

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Source: www.igoogle.com

Contributed by: Davaadolgor

A Quote by Don Marquis on poetry, writing, publishing, and waiting

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Don Marquis on thinking, hate, and people

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; But if you really make them think, they'll hate you.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Kallistei

A Quote by Don Marquis on censorship, literature, and freedom

"Censors are necessary, increasingly necessary, if America is to avoid having a vital literature."

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Source: "Prefaces"

Contributed by: Robert

A Quote by Don Marquis on certainty, country, people, presidency, trouble, and tyranny

There is bound to be a certain amount of trouble running any country. If you are president, the trouble happens to you. But if you are a tyrant you can arrange things so that most of the trouble happens to other people.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Don Marquis on love, people, and thinking

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Don Marquis on people, rest, success, and world

The successful people are the ones who can think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Don Marquis on accidents

Now and then there is a person born who is so unlucky that he runs into accidents, which started to happen to somebody else.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Don Marquis

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Don Marquis on food and wonder

I have noticed that when chickens quit quarreling over their food, they often find that there is enough for all of them. I wonder if it might not be the same with the human race.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

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