Don Marquis

1878 - 1937

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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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A Quote by Don Marquis on god and thought

It is a cheering thought to think that God is on the side of the best digestion.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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A Quote by Don Marquis on habits and money

There is nothing so habit forming as money.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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A Quote by Don Marquis on age, good, thinking, and time

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.

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A Quote by Don Marquis on heart

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My heart hath followed all my days Something I cannot name.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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A Quote by Don Marquis on experience and optimism

An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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A Quote by Don Marquis on prohibition

Prohibition makes you want to cry in your beer, and denies you the beer to cry into.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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