William Allen White

1868 - 1944

A Quote by William Allen White on tomorrow, today, and now

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

Source: [on his 70th birthday]

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A Quote by William Allen White on advice, america, hell, and women

My advice to the women's clubs of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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A Quote by William Allen White on presidency and slang

I would rather have written Fables in Slang than be President.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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A Quote by William Allen White on expectation, fatherhood, generations, heart, impulses, life, past, and worth

Every one expects to go further than his father went; every one expects to be better than he was born and every generation has one big impulse in its heart - to exceed all the other generations of the past in all the things that make life worth living.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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A Quote by William Allen White on day, desires, improvement, problems, and world

If the world were extremely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world. That makes it hard to plan the day.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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A Quote by William Allen White on liberty

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Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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A Quote by William Allen White on justice, peace, and tyranny

Peace without justice is tyranny.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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A Quote by William Allen White on failure, force, men, reason, and world

Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

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