Hilaire Belloc

1870 - 1953

A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on heart

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I said to Heart, "How goes it?" Heart replied: "Right as a Ribstone Pippin!" But it lied.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: The False Heart

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on play and theater

It happened that a few weeks later Her aunt was off to the theater To see that interesting play The Second Mrs. Tanqueray.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Cautionary Tales, I907, Matilda

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on time

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For every time she shouted "Fire!" They only answered "Little liar!" And therefore when her aunt returned, Matilda, and the house, were burned.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Cautionary Tales, I907, Matilda

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on men

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And the men that were boys when I was a boy Shall sit and drink with me.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: The South Country

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on disease and fame

Physicians of the utmost fame, Were called at once; but when they came They answered, as they took their fees, 'There is no Cure for this Disease.'

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Cautionary Tales, I907, Henry King

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on thought

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Pale Ebenezer thought it wrong to fight, But Roaring Bill (who killed him) thought it right.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: The Pacifist

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on children and friendship

"Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea Are all the human frame requires . . . With that the wretched child expires.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Cautionary Tales, I907, Henry King

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc

A smell of burning fills the startled air - The Electrician is no longer there!

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Newdigate Poem

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc

The chief defect of Henry King Was chewing little bits of string.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Cautionary Tales, I907, Henry King

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A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on courage, god, grace, and heart

Of courtesy, it is much less Than courage of heart or holiness, Yet in my walks it seems to me That the Grace of God is in courtesy.

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Courtesy

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