Moss Hart

1904 - 1961

A Quote by Moss Hart on certainty, change, dawn, life, security, and success

Can success change the human mechanism so completely between one dawn and another? Can it make one feel taller, more alive, handsomer, uncommonly gifted and indomitably secure with the certainty that this is the way life will always be? It can and it does!

Moss Hart (1904 - 1961)

Source: Act One, 1959

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Moss Hart on boldness, caring, cities, and dreams

The only credential the city [New York] asked was the boldness to dream. For those who did, it unlocked its gates and its treasures, not caring who they were or where they came from.

Moss Hart (1904 - 1961)

Source: Act One, 1959

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Moss Hart on boredom, change, kindness, money, and poverty

Boredom is the keynote of poverty . . . for where there is no money there is no change of any kind, not of scene or of routine.

Moss Hart (1904 - 1961)

Source: Act One, 1959

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Moss Hart on concern and money

A too constant preoccupation with money may seem to indicate the lack of a proper sense of moral values, but [let] those who have always had money . . . be without it for a while, and they will soon discover how quickly it becomes their chief concern.

Moss Hart (1904 - 1961)

Source: Act One, 1959

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Moss Hart on life and people

Poor people know poor people, and rich people know rich people. It is one of the few things La Rochefoucauld did not say, but then La Rochefoucauld never lived in the Bronx.

Moss Hart (1904 - 1961)

Source: Act One, 1959

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Moss Hart on hatred and promises

The self-hatred that destroys is the waste of unfulfilled promise.

Moss Hart (1904 - 1961)

Source: Act One, 1959

Contributed by: Zaady

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