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 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

A Quote by Don Marquis on thought, time, and trouble

There is always a comforting thought in time of trouble when it is not our trouble.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

Contributed by: Zaady

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