Don Marquis

1878 - 1937

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)

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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 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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